We got down to Druridge for a bit when it cleared up - bugger all on the fields, the 14 cows were chomping away, 114 cows might have an impact.
Not much on the big pool either, two common sands were of note and a great-crested grebe, isn't it getting on for spotted crake time?
An hours seawatch produced (highlights):
3 arctic skua
8 red-throated diver
1 slavonian grebe (a moulting adult ('ears' still visible) swimming slowly north)
1 med gull on the beach
1 roseate tern
No sign of the black-throated diver reported on RBA
132 slavonian grebe