Tuesday, 13 August 2013


Arctic Skua, 7 Manxies and 141 Sandwich Terns passed Whitburn Obs early morning and little else
We are stuck with this westerly weather and even Magic Mark couldn't pull a bird out of his hat on this pleasant morning
This is what we saw in order of appearance

Tuesday 13th August 05.10-07.15 WNW 2 bright sun choppy sea

Common Tern 1n 47s
Oyster Catcher 16n 27s
Cormorant 10n 59s
Black h Gull 2s
Common Scoter 8n
Arctic Tern 4n 1s
Arctic Skua 1n
Manxie 5n 2s
Red th Diver 2n
Common Gull 1n
Sandwich Tern 2n 139s