Friday, 13 May 2016

Unlucky for some.....

Great northern Diver and Long tailed Duck passed Whitburn Obs by 09.30 this morning. Yes it is unlucky for some that they are at work today what with some quality migrants about and a good sea watching wind.
I was on my own today and this is what i saw in order of appearance

Friday 13th May 05.00-09.30 NNE3 full cloud cover rain from 08.00

Gannet 210n 23s
Fulmar 88n
Common Gull 67n
Tufted Duck 2n
Manxie 20n 1s
Puffin 38n
Sandwich Tern 101n 2s
Red th Diver 4n
Red br Merganser 1n
Common Tern 69n
Arctic Tern 20n 8s
Turnstone 2n
Great n Diver 1n 05.30
Common Scoter 9n
Long tailed Duck 1n dr 06.30
Porpoise 1
Ringed Plover 1n
LBBGull 6n
Whimbrel 1n