Sunday, 29 June 2014

Where Eagles Dare.........

Little Gull and 7 Bonxies passed Whitburn Obs by 09.30 this morning. Magic Mark was back from Mull with tales of Eagles, Corncrakes and Minkies. We had a canny watch with the highest Manxie count of the year(just). This is what we saw in order of appearance

Sunday 29th June NNW2-3 cloud cover at first then broken

Manx Shearwater 109n
Gannet 640n
Sandwich Tern 22n 28s
Gadwall 3n
Puffin 213n 12s
Bonxie 7n
Common Tern 10n 5s
Common Scoter 77n 58s
Arctic Tern 2n
Curlew 12n
Teal 5n
Little Gull 1n 1st sum
Redshank 4n
Golden Plover 2s
Whimbrel 1s
Common Gull 1n 5s
Black h Gull 1n 3s
Bar tailed Godwit 3n
Porpoise 2n