Saturday, 25 July 2015

The longest day....

61 Manxies and the Red Arrows passed Whitburn Obs this afternoon. Yes 04.30am start and i left the CCG BBQ at Souter Lighthouse at 07.30 to head home...phew. An excellent time was had at the annual Coastal Conservation Group BBQ a great social gathering and a chance to catch up with a few friends thanks. Sadly i left before the White beaked Dolphins showed up but hope to see them early tomorrow. I was joined by Derek Charlton and friends and this is what we saw

14.25-17.30 Whitburn Obs

Common Tern 32n 1s
Black h Gull 2n 2s
Sandwich Tern 25n 10s
Manxie 61n 1s
Arctic Tern 25n
Common Scoter 3n
Golden Plover 70n
Curlew 2s
Turnstone 13n
Red th Diver 1s
Common Gull 1n
Puffin 4n

17.45- ...   Souter Lighthouse
Porpoise 1 at 18.45
Whit beaked Dolphins at 20.24 still waiting to hear details

Off to bed now and back int Obs first light