2nd August

With the South-Westerly winds kicking back up a notch, seawatching was always going to be the order of the day. Inbetween some rather heavy showers, a total of 5 European Storm Petrel, 2 Arctic Skua, 1 Balearic Shearwater, 23 Manx Shearwater, 2 Sanderling, 4 Ringed Plover, 33 Common Scoter and 2 Yellow-legged Gulls were logged from the Bill as well as 1 European Storm Petrel and 2 Yellow-legged Gulls reported from Chesil Cove. Elsewhere at Ferrybridge a total of 11 Turnstones, 1 Wheatear, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Curlew and 1 Common Sandpiper were logged.