Wednesday, 4 September 2013

Mix it up

Sooty Shearwater, 2 Med Gulls 3 Little Gulls and 23 Arctic Terns passed Whitburn Obs by 07.30 this morning. It was a pleasant warm morning with early cloud clearing to bright hot sun and plenty of birds moving a good mix of gulls terns waders .....
Here's what i saw in order of appearance

Wednesday 4th September 05.55-07.15 S1-2 flat calm sea cloud at first then bright sun

Knot 2s
Dunlin 1s
Cormorant 1n 72s
Common Tern 19n 5s
Black h Gull 2n 165s
Sooty Shearwater 1n
Sandwich Tern 2n 45s
Med Gull 2s 1ad 1 juv
Arctic Tern 19n 4s
Manxie 9n
Teal 4n
Common Scoter 8n
Little Gull 3n
Turnstone 6s
Curlew 3n 1s
Shag 1s
Arctic Skua 2s
Red th Diver 2n