Thursday, 15 May 2014

quiet day at the office..

A Velvet Scoter went north past Whitburn obs this morning on a sedate sea watch. Even Magic Mark could not conjure up anything special but it was enjoyable with a calm sea and good light. This is what we saw in order.......

Thursday 15th May 05.00-07.30 W2 cloud cover calm sea

Common Gull 17n 6s
Puffin 28n 3s
Common Scoter 140n 13s
Common Tern 27n 6s
Black h Gull 12n 1s
Swallow 6s
Gannet 203n 7s
Arctic Tern 6n
Manx Shearwater 3n 2s
Red th Diver 4n 2s
LBBGull 1s
Sandwich Tern 8n 446s
Velvet Scoter 1n
Red br Merganser1n
Dunlin 4n
Whimbrel 1n
Eider 1s