Saturday, 17 May 2014

dive, dive ,dive..........

3 species of Diver went past Whitburn Obs early morning on quiet calm day. I was joined by Magic Mark and New Mark on a shortened sea watch as we all headed off inland looking for scarce summer visitors. This is what we saw in order of appearance

Saturday 17th 05.00-06.45 WSW 1-2

Wheatear 2 by the obs
Sandwich Tern 12n 235s
Red th Diver 9n 1s
Gannet 45n 13s
Arctic Tern 1n
Black th Diver 1n 05.08
Common Tern 32n 13s
Whimbrel 2n
Blk h Gull 5n 10s
Great n Diver 1n 05.37
Ringed Plover 3n
Sand Martin 8n
Common Scoter5n 1s
Goosander 1n
Shelduck 2n 2s
Bar t Godwit 1s
Puffin 2n
Shag 1n 1s