Another overcast day with a cold NE wind. Visited Birling for a sea-watch from 06.55-09.10.
Red-throated Diver 83 (77 E, 4 W & 2 on the sea).
Great Northern Diver 1 w/p E with Red-Throated Divers @ 08.40. (Our first record since 2008).
Great-crested Grebe 4 (1 on sea and 3 E).
Gannet 22 E
Shelduck 4 E
Common Scoter 13 E
Curlew 2 E
Bonxie 1 E
Black-headed Gull 70 E
Yellow-legged Gull 1 ad. s/p on beach. (Our 18th record).
Lesser Black Back Gull 10
Kittiwake 36 E
Auk Sp. 126 E & 8 W
Razorbill 43 E
Adult summer plumage Yellow-legged Gull with Common, Herring
and Lesser Black-Backed Gulls
Adult summer plumage Yellow-legged Gull on the beach at Birling.