Monday, 3 August 2015

Lora Lora Birds......

A Pom Skua and 2 Roseate Terns passed Whitburn Obs on my early watch today. I was joined by Aggie Gordon and Stoney was in the house. The fantastic bird movement from yesterday continued and the extra eyes were important. Tara Cilla
This is what we saw in order of appearance

Monday 3rd August 05.05-07.05 SSE2-3 cloud cover clearing by 07.00

Common Scoter 245n 38s
Common Gull 1s
Black h Gull 1n 2s
Sandwich Tern 27n 94s
Common Tern 15n 18s
Dunlin 9s
Whimbrel 4s
Teal 17n 9s
Eider 3n
Manxie 5s
05.45 Dolphin sp 1 seen through the flags but not i d'd
Arctic Tern 3n 15s
Knot 2s
Sanderling 2s
Pom Skua 1n ad
Bonxie 1bn
Peregrine 1 feeding/chasing waders
Red th Diver 1s
Roseate Tern 2s 1ad 1juv
Arctic Skua 1s
Swift 3s
Curlew 3n
Little Gull 1n 1st sum