It is quite a good view point for up to about three watchers, but it is a little higher that the optimum. the Bay being the opposite, too low for the best view. A few things came passed on their way north, 104 Brent Geese, four Bar-tailed Godwits and three Red-breasted Mergansers all being worth noting. 2.24 pm came and I was beginning to think that the Poms had gone off course. Then I saw them, a group of four followed by two and then a single. They were a fair way out but close enough to see the characteristic elongated tail feathers, twisted and shaped like two spoons, on each bird. I didn't see an eighth but the sight of these magnificent "pirates" of the seabird world is always a highlight of spring. The peak is normally the first week of May so hopefully we'll see a few more this spring.