Friday, 1 August 2014

Ramble on.....

2 Arctic Skuas and a Bonxie went north past Whitburn Obs this morning. Autumn has arrived the obs field has been harvested and Lapwing and Golden Plover will start to build up in numbers, wont be long now till the big shearwaters come past
This is what i saw today in order of appearance

Friday 1st August 05.00-07.15 SSW2 cloud cover calm sea

Sandwich Terrn 53n 117s
Puffin 12n
Common Tern 11n 72s
Common Scoter 21n
Oystercatcher 70n 33s
Redshank 14n 24s
Common Gull 1s
Manxie 45n
Curlew 1n
Black h Gull 3s
Arctic Tern 38n 5s
Turnstone 3n
Dunlin 1n 12s
Arctic Skua 2n
Ringed Plover 1s
Whimbrel 1s
Golden Plover 2n
Bonxie 1n