24th July

Portland Bill Sand Martin 100, Swift 40, Willow Warbler 8, Grasshopper Warbler 2, Dunlin 1, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Sedge Warbler 1, Lesser Whitethroat 1.

Portland Bill seawatch Manx Shearwater 150etc, Mediterranean Gull 25etc, Common Scoter 18, Black-headed Gull 7, Oystercatcher 2south, Yellow-legged Gull 2, Balearic Shearwater 1, Curlew 1, Whimbrel 1, Sandwich Tern 1.

Moths PBO Silver Y 20, Diamond-back Moth 6, Four-spotted Footman 2, Marbled Piercer 1, Bulrush Veneer 1, Rusty-dot Pearl 1, Gold Spot 1.

Back to the last few days for some photos: Curlews are regular enough visitors to Ferrybridge but they're sufficiently skittish/ill at ease there that they're rarely settled for long after dawn or much before dusk; this little group were present at dawn yesterday © Debby Saunders:  

The young Wheatears are still about at the Bill where they're now getting increasing mobile © Roger Hewitt: