White-rumped Sandpiper (photos Mark Warren)
Autumn seawatching season begun on the 25th with a Sooty Shearwater passing, with 7 Manx Shearwaters also seen. A Short-eared Owl showed well to one observer at Gravity and 13 Redpoll were present (with 7 trapped) on the 25th. Other migrants included 3 Green Sandpipers and the first Red-breasted Merganser of the autumn on the 22nd. Arctic Tern counts peaked at 4133.
|Short-eared Owl photo George Gay|