Yet more wind and rain with virtually all observations restricted to the sea. Five hours of watching produced the highlight of a juvenile Sabine's Gull in the afternoon along with 22 Common Scoters, 25 Kittiwakes, 28 Little Gulls, two Mediterranean Gulls, 48 Sandwich Terns, two Great Skuas, an Arctic Skua, two Balearic Shearwaters and 2,033 Gannets. A Rock Pipit actually on the beach (rather than flying over) behind the fishing boats (rather than a dark dot flying over) was unusual.
|Rock Pipit Anthus petrosus Dungeness 29th October 2023
One Porpoise was feeding offshore.