3rd April

Weather-wise, our tale of woe continued, with the strength of the wind being today's blight. An unseen Serin in song in a birder's garden at Southwell frustrated subsequent searchers by turning as inaudible as it had been invisible. The day's other new arrivals on the land were exceedingly few and included by way of interest just 2 White Wagtails at Sweethill and singles of Ring Ouzel at the Obs and Fieldfare at Fancy's Farm. The sea provided some early interest, with 34 Sandwich Terns, 10 Red-throated Divers and singles of Great Skua and Arctic Skua through off the Bill.