Monday, 16 December 2013

blue blue christmas

Black throated Diver and Blue Fulmar passed Whitburn Obs this morning. It was cold with a strong westerly this morning my hands and feet were blue and so was the mornings highlight a blue Fulmar slowly making its was north. Off work using up some holidays so what else could i do with my time, xmas shopping or sea watching no competition really
This is what i saw in order of appearance

Monday 16th December 08.00-10.45 W2-3 full cloud cover

Eider 2n 9s
Cormorant 7s
Scan Herring Gull 1s
Common Scoter 3n 13s
Black h Gull 1n 3s
Red th Diver 7n 25s
Fulmar 6n 3s
Blue Fulmar 1n
Guillemot 12n 4s
Gannet 2n 1s
Kittiwake 1n
Turnstone 1s
Purple Sandpiper 1s
Porpoise 2s
Black th Diver 1n