Wednesday, 30 December 2015

Little and large xmas special......

7 Little Auks and 30 Little Gulls passed Whitburn Obs by 10.30 this morning. Magic Mark and Stevie Makem joined me in the spectacular gale force conditions. We enjoyed the Little and Large of sea watching with Little Gulls and Auks passing,  and at the other end of the scale Glaucous Gull and Bonxie. If only it was New Years day was the cry
This is what we saw

Wednesday 30th December 07.55-10.30 S8 cloud cover, very rough sea

Black h Gull 451s
Common Gull 126s
Scan Herring Gull 3s
Kittiwake 24s
Shag 11s
Little Gull 30s
Lapwing 6s
Turnstone 2s
Gannet 4n 19s
Common Scoter 1n 4s
Porpoise 1s
Bonxie 1n
Eider 6s
Golden Plover 73s
Little Auk 7n
Shelduck 4s
Red th Diver 1n
Glaucous Gull 1s juv
Curlew 35s
Fulmar 120s
GBBGull 195s