18th February

Early passage continued apace, with Stonechats again conspicuous throughout the south of the island where the total of 80 logged included c70 non-locals; singles of Snipe and Redwing where also fresh in at the Bill. Two Black-headed Gulls and a Red-throated Diver passed through off the Bill and a routine selection of winterers were still on offer there and elsewhere.

The year's first Hummingbird Hawkmoth was on the Portland Castle.