Friday, 23 August 2013

even more teal vicar

6 Roseate Terns a Balearic Shearwater 11 species of wader and 1082 Teal past in another super Whitburn sea watch.Add to this another Obs year tick,  Pied Flycatcher (147) and i can go on my holidays happy
Just Mark Newsome@whitburnbirds and myself in today, although unlucky Dave made a late entrance and a first mention on my blog, he just missed the Pied Fly...............
This is what we saw in order of appearance

Friday 23rd August 05.30-09.30 SE2 fog clearing to broken cloud

Curlew 6n 3s
Teal 926n 156s
Black h Gull 58n 56s
Common Scoter 176n
Whimbrel 2n 4s
Cormorant 7n 95s
Knot 13s
Med Gull 1s juv
Oyster Catcher 35s
Bar t Godwit 1s
Manxie 13n 7s
Ringed Plover 1s
Arctic Skua 3s
Sandwich Tern 3n 117s
Redshank 3n 2s
Red th Diver 1n 5s
Shoveler 3n
Arctic Tern 2n
Wigeon 7n 2s
Roseate Tern 2n ad and juv 4s 2 ad
Common Tern 38n 57s
Balearic Shearwater 1s
Sparrowhawk 1s
Golden Plover 2s
Greenshank 1s
Turnstone 2n
Pied Flycather 1 on the wall
Grey Plover 1n

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