Sunday, 14 September 2014

all white now baby its all white now..........

An Albino Fulmar went north past Whitburn Obs this afternoon. I joined Magic Marks afternoon watch and was blown away by this pure white Fulmar. Mark reminded me we have seen Albino Great northern Diver and Kittiwake before so a niceway to bring up the hat trick. I was only in for part of the session and this is what i saw

Velvet Scoter 1n
Arctic Skus 4n 1s
Teal 50s
Albino Fulmar nth @ 15.25
Sooty Shearwater 1n
Red th Diver 2n 2s
Puffin 2n
Manxie 7n
Common Gull 6n
Long tailed Skua 2n juvs
Shag 1n

The Longtails were distant and hard to nail,  thanks to Mark for his help
I left the watch early to enjoy great views of Cookys Red Br Flycatcher