Thursday, 20 August 2015


Bonxie and 2 Arctic Skuas passed Whitburn Obs by 7.30 this morning. I was joined by Magic Mark and Stoney was in the house.  WWW, Whitburns wave of Waders, we've had such a good year recording wader passage this year and it continued this morning with good numbers passing, sadly i had to leave for work. Don't want to think about what they will see now I've left..

Thursday 20th August 05.30-07.35 S2 full cloud cover till just before i left

Teal 81n
Knot 57s
Oyster Catcher 90s
Curlew 1n
Common Gull 3s
Common Tern 13n 27s
Common Scoter 74n 2s
LBBGull 5s
Turnstone 4n 5s
Sandwich Tern 37n 6s
Black h Gull 3n 4s
Arctic Tern 1s
Whimbrel 2s
Dunlin 50s
Manxie 1s
Redshank 54s
07.03 White beaked Dolphin 1n
Bonxie 1n
Arctic Skua 2n
Sanderling 3s
Ringed Plover 4s