Friday, 24 April 2015

A day on the beach!

After a great day in the Baie de Somme yesterday, I spent most of today sea watching. Although slow at times it was by no means a poor day for passage. 
 Eider passing in the gloom!
Brent Goose: 1,272E
Eider: 13E
Common Scoter: 409E
Red-throated Diver: 5E
Fulmar: 8W     6E
Gannet: 27E    7W
Oystercatcher: 2E  3W
Turnstone: 1 on beach
Bar-tailed Godwit: 18E
Whimbrel:28E  4W
Curlew: 1E
Great Skua:  8E      2W
Arctic Skua:  13E
Mediterranean Gull: 4E
Kittiwake: 4E
Little Tern: 2E
Sandwich Tern:  51E
Common Tern: 214E
Guillemot: 5E
Auk sp: 19E
Swallow; 4 in
Common Seal: 1
Harbour Porpoise: 6+

 Common Seal!

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