Monday, 2 May 2016

A good day on the sea!

2 of at least 12 Harbour Porpoises off the fishing boats yesterday.
An excellent days sea watching even though I left the hide a couple of minutes before the first Pom came along, but to be honest I was too cold, tired, stiff and hungry to worry.  
05.40-11.40 & 14.00-16.30
Brent Goose: 45E
Shelduck: 5E
Common Scoter: 124E
Velvet Scoter: 1E
Red-throated Diver:    4E 
Black-throated Diver:  3E
Great Northern Diver: 1E
Great-crested Grebe: 13 on sea
Fulmar:  4E  2W
Manx Shearwater: 2W
Gannet: 274E   145W
Sanderling: 2E
Oystercatcher: 7E
Great Skua: 6E
Arctic Skua: 13E   2W
Little Gull: 1E
Black Tern: 51E
Sandwich Tern: 263E
Arctic Tern: 50+E a very conservative total!
Commic Tern: 4,500+E
Little Tern: 76E
Kittiwake: 1E
Guillemot: 17W
Razorbill: 1W   1 on sea
Auk sp: 6W
Harbour Porpoise: 6+
Grey Seal: 1

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