Tuesday, 23 June 2015

Oil yer clickers......

3 Velvet Scoter and 2 Bonxies passed Whitburn Obs by 7 am. The overnight northerly continued and it was obvious from the start that it was going to be a canny watch . Magic Mark joined me and we were full of expectation, sadly for me work beckoned but Marks off today so i left him to enjoy it
This is what we saw in order of appearance

Tuesday 23rd June 04.45-07.00 NNW3 cloud cover, perfect conditions

Gannet 250n
Sandwich Tern 38n 50s
Bar tailed Godwit 3n
Common Scoter 551n 9s
Puffin 243n
Manxie 33n 2s
Common Tern 6n 11s
Arctic Tern 2n
Curlew 18n
Whimbrel 1n
Bonxie 2n
Velvet Scoter 3n
LBBGull 2n
Blk h Gull 3n
Red th Diver 1n