A very still and foggy start to the day, which was quickly burned off as the temperature rose rapidly.
The first Willow Warbler of the autumn was in the Trapping Area at first light this morning, although there was little else with the only other notable bird being a flyover Whimbrel.
The sea was also reasonably quiet.Two Mediterranean Gulls headed east this afternoon with another two at the patch this evening. A dark phase Arctic Skua was harassing the Common and Sandwich Terns feeding along the colour change this evening, a Whimbrel headed east and a Curlew headed west.
Two Grey Seals and four Porpoise were seen from the Fishing Boats this afternoon.
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