On the 10th of April 2016 i called a Hooded Crow flying south it was a new Obs bird for me. When news came yesterday of another at St Mary's i jokingly asked @WhitleyBirder to send it south and thought that would be the last i heard of it. This morning things were slow so i popped out the back of the Obs to have a scan looking toward the firing range i looked through my scope and without moving it one fraction would you adam and eve it a Hooded Crow was in my scope. Now they say lightning doesn't strike twice but they are wrong, it did as it is the 10th of April 2017.
Well done Jack Bucknall you were true to your word. I don't do the lotto but as i left Whitburn i bought a Euro millions lucky dip ticket and one of my numbers is 10......
This is what i saw in order of appearance
Monday 10th April 05.55-09.30 W then NW 2-3 0/8
Common Gull 25n 56s
Sandwich Tern 1n
Meadow Pipit 6s
Alba Wagtail 3n 1s
Eider 5n 1s
Hooded Crow on rifle range 07.05 then north passed Obs 07.15
Sand Martin 3s
Black h Gull 3n 4s
Wheatear 2 on Jackies beach
Grey Heron 1s