Friday, 11 March 2016

Brass Monkeys.....

2 Great crested Grebes were the best i could muster from my sea watch in over 3 hours this morning. I misjudged the weather and expected it to be warmer than it was so by the time my coffee was finished and the sun came out at 9 0'clock i was brass monkeys....Low cloud and mist with a light south westerly wind produced what you would expect, not a lot. I did manage a year tick when 6 Long tailed Tits hung around for a while, i hadn't previously ticked them until October!. It was a mixed bag and this is what i saw in order of appearance

Friday 11th March 06.05-09.45  SW1-2 cloud and mist

Black h Gull 52n 32s
Eider 10n 1s
Common Scoter 4n 2s
Common Gull 7n 5s
Kittiwake 148n 9s
Porpoise 3n
Shelduck 8n 9s
Red th Diver 1n
Cormorant 3n 10s
Gannet 1n 2s
Great crested Grebe 2n
Greylag Goose 1s
Mallard 4
Jackdaw 3s
Shag 7s
Long t Tit 6
Turnstone 4s
Skylark 2s