5th May

With strong and cold NE winds there was a surprising movement of birds offshore with 14 Pomarine Skuas of particular note along with excellent numbers of waders including 124 Grey Plovers, 265 Knots, 44 Sanderlings, 53 Turnstones, 33 Whimbrels, two Greenshanks and four Redshanks. Also worth mentioning were an Eider, six Arctic Skuas, seven Black Terns, 22 Little Terns and a Little Gull.
The first-winter Iceland Gull was still present at the Patch.
The strong winds made observations on the land very difficult and hardly any migrants were seen.

At least four Porpoises were feeding offshore.