The first Fulmar of the year put in an appearance heading south this morning. Also on the move offshore southbound 3 Red-throated Diver, 3 Shelduck, 3 Oyk & 2 Brents with northbound 12 Red-throats & 4 Common Scoter. Overhead 2 Skylark went south on the way back to their breeding grounds. At least 900 Cormorants went out to sea fishing early on but some may have been missed. The Blackbird above with the white feather on the left side of his head has been here for several years holding territory.