27th August

A very thin list of migrants again today, with birding hardly helped by a good part of the morning being another washout. The Wryneck at the Higher Lighthouse surfaced again but by all accounts was very elusive, whilst a Nightingale at the Obs Quarry and 12 Knot at Ferrybridge were the pick of the few new arrivals; amongst the commoner migrants only Whitethroat and Willow Warbler managed a creep into double figures at the Bill, and at the Obs the mist-nets came up with just 2 new birds - both Robins - all day. The sea was considerably quieter than yesterday, with 21 Balearic Shearwaters and a single Arctic Skua the best on offer off the Bill.