Tuesday, 20 August 2013

Still going...not all gone yet

1 Sooty and 7 Manx Shearwaters, 2 Med Gulls and an Arctic Skua went passed Whitburn Obs early morning.The Terns keep going south and im still looking but no Bridled, its sure to pass next week when i am on holiday. Another nice mixed bag on this mornings sea watch with a bit of quality as well. Here's what i saw in order of appearance

Tuesday 20th August 05.20-07.20 SW1-2 early cloud then bright sun

Teal 6n 3s
Curlew 2n
Common Scoter 15n
Dunlin 3n
Common Tern 1n 16s
Sandwich Tern 237s
Cormorant 3n 63s
Sooty Shearwater 1n
Black h Gull 15n 33s
Med Gull 2s ad and 2nd w
Shoveler 2n
Redshank 36n 3s
Ringed Plover 2s
Manx Shearwater 7n
Oyster Catcher 23n
Turnstone 3s
Arctic Tern 2s
Arctic Skua 1s

I had a Wheatear as i walked back to my car a sign of things to come