Friday, 18 November 2016


Great Northern Diver and 2 Sandwich Terns passed Whitburn Obs by 10.05 this morning. Stoney was in the house and we enjoyed another fantastic winter sea watch very similar to yesterdays in fact ditto.
The Sandwich Terns Rob called were the third latest ever recorded at Whitburn Obs.
This is what we saw in order of appearance

Friday 18th October 07.05-10.05 W1-2 cloud 6/8

Black h Gull 51n 140s
Common Gull 28n 10s
Red th Diver 6n 18s
Curlew 5n 95s
Golden Plover 248n 172s
Cormorant 1n 6s
Shag 17s
Eider 4n 3s
Common Scoter 31n 1s
Redshank 5n 26s
Brent Goose 7 still
Turnstone 14n 9s
Long tailed Duck 1n
Sandwich Tern 2n
Wigeon 1n
Whooper Swan 5s
Pink footed Goose 160s
Great northern Diver 1s