Monday, 22 July 2013

Skua Surprise

Pom Skua, 3 Arctic and 1 great Skua south past Whitburn this morning and the daily Med Gull
It was a white out with light grey sea and mist/drizzle
Not much was moving but i still managed a few quality birds despite the conditions. The Skuas were a nice surprise and the Pom a stunner

Monday 22nd July 04.55-07.00 E1 mist drizzle flat calm sea

Black h Gull 22n 63s
Redshank 4n 7s
Common Tern 11n 3s
Manxie 55n 10s
Common Scoter 217n
Whimbrel 3n
Arctic Skua 3s
Sandwich Tern 4n 6s
Pom Skua 1s at 05.45 (full spoons, cracking)
Med Gull 1s adult
Puffin 4n 2s
Bonxie 1s
Arctic Tern 6s
Sanderling 10s
Dunlin 3s
Curlew 3n 4s
Red th Diver 2s
Teal 4n