Sadly I haven't been able to get a photo worthy of the name!
The Brent Geese are here in great numbers and as usual they are nice and close along the western shoreline from Whiteness to the harbour.
So when you are looking at the Brent, keep a look out for a plumpish wader. You may have seen it and thought it was a Turnstone (who also feed in the same area). The Turnstone is overall a little larger has darker redder legs and a whiter belly, with a prominent dark breast and shorter bill. The Purple Sandpiper has a orange tinge to the base of its bill.