Saturday, 10 May 2014

Here comes the rain again......

Black Tern Arctic Skua and a Manxie went north past Whitburn Obs early morning. I was joined by New Mark and in between downpours we managed to see a few birds. This is what we saw in order of appearance

Saturday 10th May 05.10-09.05 SSE 2-3 then 3-4 intermittent rain

Eider 1n 1s
Tufted Duck 1n
Red th Diver 4n
Puffin 4n 1s
Turnstone 14n
Dunlin 2n
Common Tern 23n 8s
Sandwich Tern 9n 173s
Common Scoter 40n 24s
Whimbrel 2n
Sand Martin 1n 4s
Gannet 187n 33s
Common Gull 11n 7s
Black Tern 1n
Sanderling 9n
Arctic Tern 12n 1s
Swift 1s
Swallow 5s
Ringed Plover 24n
Curlew 1n
Mallard 2s
Black h Gull 1s
Manx Shearwater 1n
Arctic Skua 1n
Shelduck 1n