30th March

If it's possible to get any consolation from the current debacle of a migration event it may be that the chances of getting a really decent fall are increasing with every day that there's nothing. Despite plenty of fieldwork today certainly vied with yesterday in the nothingness stakes: 2 Firecrests and a Blackcap lingered on at the Obs but no new arrivals were ringed there and the only migrant logged in the wider Bill area was a solitary Wheatear; seawatching there came up with 5 Red-throated Divers and 4 Manx Shearwaters. Elsewhere the Black Guillemot remained off Portland Castle.