A cream crowned Marsh Harrier flew south over Crook Ness car park at 0647hrs and a juvenile Red Kite flew south past Long Nab Obs at 0835hrs, the seventh Red Kite past there in eight days. Small numbers of waders, eight species in total, moved south past Long Nab Obs this morning including 19 Whimbrel, four Golden Plover and also two Shelduck. A Shoveler flew north and an Eider was on the sea just below the Obs. Two Lesser Whitethroat territories at South Cliff this year.
Greenfinches by Paul Tozer.