|Rain overnight continued till midday|
All quiet in west town with few waders and no migrants. On the way out of west town Ger found a Lesser Whitethroat, the only warbler of the day.
The lake was quiet, but we flushed a Jack Snipe from the western end.At the ruined house close to the lighthouse a male Snow Bunting showed very well.
|Male Snow Bunting West End|
Back out east another darked Snow Bunting showed well at the dump
Only 2 Barnacle geese were seen. This bird on the edge of west town and a bird flying to the mainland.Anton reported a few hundred flying south last week.
Out east this Robin was the only notable migrant
On the return ferry a few birds..........
The best 2 Sooty Shearwaters and an Arctic Skua
|Sooty Shearwater over Bloody Foreland|