13th December

Still feeling very cold in a stiff northeasterly.

Portland Bill Common Scoter c40etc, Lapwing 55, Golden Plover c150, Snipe 1, Jack Snipe 1, Black-headed Gull 10, Black Redstart 1.

Sweethill Redwing 12, Black Redstart 1.

Reap Lane Golden Plover 30, Redwing 1.

High Angle Battery Snipe 3.

Chesil Cove Black Redstart 1.

With thrushes seemingly hardly affected at all it's been plovers that have made up the bulk of the numbers during the current chilly spell, with Golden Plovers still conspicuous at the Bill today © Pete Saunders: