The birding turned out to be pretty quiet, but it was just so lovely to be out in some decent sunshine.
I did see one year tick today, but no photo as these Common Scoter were only to be seen through a scope whilst sea-watching!
Other birds seen today were quite a few Northern Wheatears starting to make their migration south and one lone Yellow Wagtail. Shorebirds consisited on many Ringed Plover and Dunlin and one Curlew at Ferrybridge.
My camera is playing up at the moment, so the only photographs I was able to take today were with my normal 16-55mm lens. There were some fabulous cloud formations, some of which I shall save for Sky Watch Friday, but here are a couple....