Sunday, 5 April 2015

It's my Tern.....

Gadwall and Sandwich Tern were new Obs year ticks for me today. I joined Magic Mark and later Boy Wonder called in. Most of the regulars had already connected with Sandwich Tern this year so today it was my Tern
This is what we saw in order of appearance

Sunday 5th April 06.40-10.30 WNW1

Short eared Owl hunting the rape field by the obs
Red th Diver 4n
Common Scoter 12n 5s
Common Gull 50+
Goosander 5n
Ringed Plover 3n
Black h Gull 8n 11s
Shag 9n
Whooper Swan 31n bringing this years passage to date over 400
Greylag Goose 2s
Shelduck 6n
Porpoise 3
Curlew 1n
Sandwich Tern 5n 2s
Peregrin 1n
Eider 10n
Canada Goose 2n
Red br Merganser 2n
Gadwall 2n
Redshank 1n
Gannet 1n
Rock Pipit 1s
Turnstone 7s
Scaup 1n
Fulmar 165n
Meadow Pipits circa 20n