Saturday, 21 March 2015

Tun-up for the Obs

Long tailed Duck and a Blue Fulmar passed Whitburn Obs by 10.30 this morning. My Obs year list hit 100 when the Bar tailed Godwit went north a steady start with lots more to come. Both Marks were in and Fos briefly.This is what we saw in order of appearance

Saturday 21st March 05.50-10.30 N3-4 cloud cover

Fulmar 275n
Kittiwake 950n
Common Scoter 10n 6s
Common Gull 44n 7s
Gannet 373n 5s
Black h Gull 42n 5s
Curlew 8n 1s
Long tailed Duck 1n (drake)
Porpoise 1n
Blue Fulmar 1n D (a real stunner close in)
Eider 19s
Puffin 5n
Guillemot 75n
Razorbill 100n
Med Gull 1n ad
Red th Diver 1n 2s
LBBGull 1n
Shag 3n 1s
Bar tailed Godwit 1n