R.Newlin & T. Edelsten. Due to boat times and ticket unavailability, only a brief trip. Of most interest on the 28th were three Amur Falcon overhead, a Common Kestrel and a skulking Siberian Thrush in woods. In the early morning of the 29th Robin Newlin also found a singing Oriental Reed Warbler, Rufous-tailed Robin and Chinese Bulbul.
Soya Island © T.E
Apparent island breeders included e.g. Grey Wagtail, Bull-headed Shrike, Long-tailed Tit, Northern Hobby and families of Eurasian Magpie. There is also the new addition of introduced domestic cats.