The status quo was maintained today with Divers, Grebe and Waxwings all still in situ.
Early on there was a drake Goldeneye in South Bay and a couple of extra Red-throated Divers in the South Bay/Harbour area. A male Stonechat was behind Marine Drive, from the shelter 3 Eiders went north and there were 3 Common Scoter on the sea and on the harbour wall (East Pier) there were 38 Purple Sandpipers.
At Long Nab going south were 52 Common Scoter (6 north), 8 Red-throated Diver (12 north), a Great Northern Diver went north, a late Sparrowhawk and a Great Skua. Also of note was a Guillemot in breeding plumage.
A solitary Waxwing was seen back on Wreyfield Drive at 11.00 am where there are plenty of berries, meanwhile this afternoon there were only 7 on Victoria Road where the berries are now exhausted.