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13th Dec

There was a decent movement of Red-throated Divers this morning with 517 passing west in 90 minutes along with a Red-breasted Merganser, a Great Skua and 734 Guillemots. A check of the Patch at low tide produced an adult Caspian Gull, a second-winter Yellow-legged Gull and an adult Mediterranean Gull.
A Firecrest and a Bullfinch were seen in the trapping area.