More Arctic Skuas and Terns

Light SSW breeze freshened and drifted more west. A mixture of overcast sunny spells and the odd hail shower.

The following records are some of the sightings from today's LDBWS open event (thanks to Nick, Jean and Pete)
Arctic Skua 3 - 4
Arctic Tern 41 in 4 flocks
Sandwich Tern 15
Red-Throated Diver 3
Gannet 4
Kittiwake 38
Mediterranean gull 1 second calendar year 
Common Scoter c60
Pink Footed goose 49
Shelduck 4
Whimbrel 4

Overhead and grounded:
Lesser Redpoll 2
Tree Pipit 1
Swallow 2
Lesser Whitethroat by Half Moon Bay cafe

These c40 dark birds coming into the bay are too far for my optics to resolve any detail, but they must be Common Scoter (MD) Not really anything to see, but it gives a sense of the movement. On this clip at 09:35 they fly in and land on the sea.