Thursday, 19 May 2016

Birds in the mist

a Long tailed Duck went north at Whitburn early morning on a foggy day. Sigourney would have been right at home in the obs. Visibility varied from poor to impossible but birds were passing and this is what i saw in order of appearance

Thursday 19th May 05.05-07.05 NW2 fog/mist

Common Gull 10n 1s
Guillemot 570n
Kittiwake 437n
Fulmar 66n
Dunlin 15n
Common Scoter 10n 1s
Gannet 30n 5s
Sandwich Tern 3n 3s
Long tailed Duck 1n female
Ringed Plover 48n
Puffin 5n
Sanderling 1n
Turnstone 4n
Whimbrel 5s
LBBGull 1s
Red th Diver 1n
Shag 1n