Thursday, 7 August 2014

Some like it hot...

A Roseate Tern went north past Whitburn Obs early morning and i heard another later in my watch but couldn't pick it up in my bins. As the early cloud moved off it was a bright hot sun, its going to be a scorcher.
It was a mixed bag today and this is what i saw in order of appearance

Thursday 7th August 05.05-07.15 NW1-2 cloud then bright sun

Redshank 6n 5s
Common Tern 7n 26s
05.20 2 White beaked Dolphins north, only saw them briefly today
Sandwich Tern 10n 49s
Manxie 1n
Black h Gull 2s
Turnstone 1n 1s
Arctic Tern 1s
05.45 2  Dolphins north more distant may have been the same ones but they didn't give much away
Common Scoter 1n
Gadwall 3n
Bar t Godwit 1n
Common Sandpiper 1n
Yellow Wagtail 1s
06.30 Porpoise 1n
Roseate Tern 1n ad
Golden Plover 12n
Teal 9n