Next stop was Ditch Plains Beach. Just offshore was a feeding flock of Bonaparte's Gulls, with a single Little Gull. Good views, but the tide was rising so time was short.
The lighthouse at Montauk Point was glorious, but the sea was flat, and the rafts of ducks were some distance offshore. Thousands of Black Scoter, Surf Scoter, Long-tailed Duck and Common Eider, but no sign of the female King Eider that has been here. No problem, a good day all round.