Sunday, 3 August 2014

Bog standard sea watch no 57

A Bonxie and an Arctic Skua passed Whitburn obs on a quiet early morning sea watch. I was joined by Saint Mark and an obs rarity Stevie Thunder, which is probably why we didnt see many birds
This is what we did see in order of appearance

Sunday 3rd August 05-10-09.00 SSW 2-3 later 3-4

Common Tern 20n 22s
Curlew 2s
Black h Gull 3s
Common Scoter 148n 125s
Oystercatcher 4n 19s
Arctic Tern 9n 11s
Sandwich Tern 86n 57s
Swift 1n 2s
Arctic Skua1n
Common Gull 1n 1s
Bonxie 1n
Bar t Godwit 5s
Knot 10s
Teal 19n 17s
Eider 1n
Whimbrel 10s
Mallard 1s
Turnstone 1n
Manxie 1n