3rd August

Bill: Sea Manx Shearwater 30, Balearic Shearwater 20, Arctic Skua 6, Storm Petrel 2, Great Skua 2. Land Wheatear 1, Sedge Warbler 1.
Chesil Cove: Storm Petrel 1 + Ocean Sunfish 1.
Ferrybridge: Sanderling 5, Whimbrel 1, Kittiwake 1,
Obs immigrant moths: Rusty-dot Pearl 1.

Portland thrives on nice settled conditions and accompanying falls of departing migrants (...along the the occasional bonus Melodious Warbler) at this time of year; today's photos largely reflect the current run of full-on gales that aren't the conditions we'd wish to be experiencing right now! Manx Shearwater off the Bill © Pete Saunders: 

...and Kittiwake at Ferrybridge © Debby Saunders: 

A Whimbrel was the only wader of note at Ferrybridge © Pete Saunders: