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17th August

The juvenile Caspian Gull was at the fishing boats again where four Arctic Skuas were also loitering. A juvenile Mediterranean Gull was at the Patch and an adult Yellow-legged Gull was also on the beach.
Still very quiet on the land with just 300 Sand Martins and 12 Yellow Wagtails overhead and a Garden Warbler and 12 Wheatears of any note.

Ten Porpoises were feeding offshore.