Friday, 9 May 2014

Black Magic

A Black throated Diver went north past Whitburn Obs at 06.50. It was in summer plumage and was close in shore. It was my first this year and an Obs year tick bringing the list to 122.
This is what i saw in order of appearance

Friday8th May 05.05-07.15 SW2 cloud calm sea rain on and off from 06.30

Eider 3n 1s
Sandwich Tern 2n 522s
Sand Martin 1n 5s
Gannet 30n 11s
Common Tern 13n 4s
Red th Diver 2n 1s
Common Gull 5n 8s
Arctic Tern 2n
Black h Gull 8s
Common Tern 2n 18s
Swallow 1n 18s
Little Tern 1s
Shelduck 8s
Ringed Plover 1s
Barnacle Goose 1s
Black th Diver 1s 06.50