Wednesday, 22 July 2015

Beauty and the beast........

2 Bonxies and 55 Manxies passed Whitburn Obs by 7am this morning. It was a case of beauty and the beast with 2 Bonxies and some fantastic elegant Arctic Terns passing, we should see more of them in coming days
This is what i saw in order of appearance

Wednesday 22nd July 04.55-07.00 WNW1-2 cloud cover calm sea

Common Tern 7n 7s
Porpoise 2
Manxie 46n 9s
Common Scoter 12n
Bonxie 2n
Arctic Tern 18n 18s
Dunlin 2s
Common Gull 1s
Sandwich Tern 13n 122s
Teal 1n
Redshank 8n
Peregrine 1 over the sea

Just a reminder that the 2015 National Whale and Dolphin watch takes place from the 25th July till the 2nd August. We will betaking part again this year so please try your best to spend some time in the obs and record what you see in the log
Many Thanks