Friday, 1 August 2014

Dolphins at last!

13 White beaked Dolphins passed the Obs this afternoon our first on National Whale and Dolphin watch week, at last...
6 Arctic Skuas a Bonxie and loads of waders made for an exciting afternoon watch. I left Magic Mark in the obs so anything can happen. This is what we saw in order of appearance
Friday 1st August 11.45-15.45
Manx Shearwater 8n 4s
Arctic Tern 3n 1s
Oystercatcher 13s
Curlew 5n 8s
Sanderling 9s
Redshank 11s
Dunlin 5s
Knot 15s
Whimbrel 17s
Turnstone 10s
Common Scoter 5n 3s
Black h Gull 2s
Arctic Skua 5n 1s
Bonxie 1n
Swift 12s
LBBGull 1s
13.50 White beaked Dolphins 3 north (1 ad) till 13.57
13.50 White beaked Dolphins 8 south till 13.55
15.10  White beaked Dolphin's 2 north adult males till 15.15