Saturday, 26 July 2014

What Cetaceans part 2

2 Little Gulls and an Arctic Skua passed Whitburn Obs this afternoon. A close inshore Porpoise was the only other Cetacean we saw today but disturbance from the Airshow armada wasn't helping. Saint Mark beat me back to the Obs and had an Obs mega....Green Woodpecker south, gulp!.This is what we saw in no particular order

Green Woodpecker 1s
Manxie 2n
Common Scoter 4n 11s
Curlew 2n 1s
Redshank 56n
Dunlin 2n 2s
Turnstone 12n 4s
Oystercatcher 14s
14.55 Porpoise
Common Sandpiper 1s
Sandwich Tern 36n 126s
Common Tern 49n 36s
Little Gull 2n (1ad)
Common Gull 2s
Arctic Skua 1s
Arctic Tern 4n 7s
Mute Swan 6n
Black h Gull 2s