moderately breezy with the wind again in the NE but infinitely better than
yesterday, remaining dry and birdable; the days birds included 2 Black-throated Diversin Nouster – an adult and a first-year (the
first ones since May), a single adult Whooper Swan, the Green-winged Tealstill, 4 Hen Harriers, 2
Merlin, a Woodcock, a Black-tailed Godwit, 390+ Herring Gulls, 2 Waxwingssouth over the airfield, 7 Robins, 80 Blackbird, 40 Fieldfare, 9 Song
Thrush, 147 Redwing, 6 Brambling and 2 Snow Buntings.