Wednesday, 22 April 2015

April Fool.......

2 Arctic Terns south was the best i could do on my last sea watch of the month at a becalmed Whitburn. I did have another new Obs year tick with my first Whitethroat of the year. Yes i am off to Panama birding but will i be a fool leaving at this time of year
This is what i saw this morning in order of appearance

Wednesday 22nd April 05.30-07.00 W1 dead calm sea, broken cloud
Sandwich Tern 4n 32s
Common Gull 11n 33s
Red br Merganser 1n
Shelduck 2s
Gannet 5n 1s
Common Scoter 4s
Arctic Tern 2s
Puffin 1n
Black h Gull 1s
Common Tern 3s
Eider 1s
Whitethroat 1 singing by the obs