Friday, 5 June 2015

Cracking sea watch shame about the light....

Roseate Tern and 19 Manxies passed Whitburn Obs by 07.30 this morning. Magic Mark joined me and i was glad to see him as it was busy. Shame about the poor light at times, i left Mark in the Obs when i had to go to work, which is very dangerous
This is what we saw in order of appearance

Friday 5th June 04.35-07.30 SE2 rough sea

Sandwich Tern 23n 150s
Gannet 243n 45s
Common Tern 22n 39s
Puffin 29n 30s
Common Gull 2n 2s
Arctic Tern 1n 8s
05.00-05.05 Bottlenose Dolphins circa 5 south very close inshore but hard to see in the choppy conditions
Shag 3n
Common Scoter 297n 85s  a big increase in passage
Manxie 11n 8s
Porpoise 1
Canada Goose 27n
Red th Diver 3n
Teal 2n
Eider 2n 1s
Roseate Tern 1n