Tuesday, 18 August 2015

Hi Ho, Hi Ho, its off to...............

8 Velvet Scoter and a Merlin passed Whitburn Obs by 07.30 this morning. Despite the northerly wind and promising bird passage i had to leave for work, and leave the Obs empty This is what i saw in order of appearance

Tuesday 18th August 05.30-07.30 N2-3 full cloud cover, rain started as i left

Kittiwake 5400n
Common Gull 7n 1s
Black h Gull 10n 2s
Redshank 25n 1s
Arctic Skua 1n
Common Scoter 3n
Max Shearwater 12n
Knot 5n
Velvet Scoter 8n
Common Tern 6n
Sandwich 3n 4s
Grey Plover 1n
Sanderling 1n
Teal 5n 4s
Arctic Tern 3n
Eider 1n 2s
Shag 1n 22s
Merlin 1n
Med Gull 1s 2nd sum