10th March

With the land continuing to underperform persistence with the sea again provided some numbers today, notably another 500 Kittiwakes, 30 Common Gulls, 24 Mediterranean Gulls, 12 Red-throated Divers and 10 Common Scoter through off the Bill. It wasn't entirely dead on the ground but the rewards from plenty of legwork were hardly fulsome, with the best a handful of single Chiffchaffs hear and there, 2 Redwings at Southwell and singles of Firecrest and Siskin still at Pennsylvania Castle; a very light trickle of incoming Meadow Pipits were also apparent overhead.

Four Bottle-nosed Dolphins were lingering in Portland Harbour.