Saturday, 17 September 2011

To Late again

Image taken on same day as L.T.Skua at the fishing boats
A late start this morning with a lot less birds around. At the ARC from Hanson of note:
Little Stint:  2
Curlew Sandpiper: 1
Dunlin: 10
Wigeon: 12
Chiffchaff: 3
Cetti's Warbler: 2
Goosander: 1 at the south end.

From the fishing boats 11.30 - 13.30
Balearic Shearwater: 1w
Gannets: constant stream E and W
Arctic Skua: 2 off shore
Bonxie: 1w
Little Gull: 1w
Brent Geese: 10w
Common Scoter: 15w
Little Tern: 2w
Arctic Tern: 3w
Common Tern: 56w
Sandwich Tern: 84w
Guillemot: 2 off shore
Shovellor: 1w
Sanderling: 36w
Dunlin: 22w
Ringed Plover: 14w
Bat-tailed Godwit: 1w
Swallow: many parties moving south
I was informed that apparently there were Skuas and Shearwaters galore while i was having a leisurely breakfast at home this morning.

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