Doreen & myself sea-watched from 07.30 - 10.30 and we then did the lane at Birling & Belle Tout wood. RDME joined us for some 20 minutes at Birling & he had also visited Holywell.
Red Throated Diver 51 (19 W, 28 E & 4 on sea)
Great Crested Grebe 10 E & 2 on sea
Gannet 50 (with at least 4 immatures seen)
Grey-lag Geese 5 E (with a party of Brents).
Brent Goose 701 E
Wigeon 6 E
Teal 14 E
Common Scoter 2 E
Curlew 5 E
Med. Gull 2 (1 ad. E & 1 ad s/p on sea).
Common Gull 400
Lesser Black Back Gull 4 graellsii race on beach.
Greater Black Back Gull 80 on beach
Auk sp. 2,280 E & c150 W
Guillemot 40+ E & on the sea.
Razorbill 850+ E & 100 on the sea.
Black Redstart 1 ad male at Birling
Firecrest 1 at Holywell RDME.
Record shot of the male Black Redstart at Birling.