Dungeness - mild, cloudy, SE2 - Down at the Patch the only noteworthy event was a movement of around 200 Common and Black-headed Gulls eastwards along the shoreline. Two Mediterranean Gulls flew through, as did the local pair of Ravens.
From a packed seawatch hide a steady up-Channel passage of Brent Geese and Common Scoter was underway, plus several dark phase Arctic Skuas, Red-throated Divers and distant Gannets.
Lade - At least four Black-necked Grebes still present, plus two Long-tailed Duck and singing Chiffchaff, Cetti`s Warbler and Blackcap in the willow swamp. In the Plovers back garden this after Chiffchaff and Firecrest.
ARC - This afternoon two more Black-necked Grebes on the lake along with two each of Shelduck and Goldeneye, plus Chiffchaff from the willow trail. Around midday an Osprey flew over Dengemarsh (PB).