Friday 21st September 2018

Seawatching today produced a female Scaup, 15 Common Scoters, 2 Red-throated Divers, a Sooty Shearwatereast, a single Manx west, 22 Gannets, 2 Great Crested Grebes, a Great Skua, 8 Sandwich Terns, a Common Terns and 9 Arctic Terns. Two Greenshank, 3 Sand Martins and 2 Spoonbills were also of note.

A Humming-bird Hawk Moth caterpillar was found galloping along the west bank mid afternoon: