Today was like a time-warp of a reasonable day in late April!
Shag: 2 juv on the wooden jetty
Other morning observations
Sandwich Tern & 2 Common Tern Heysham 2 outfall
Red-breasted merganser pair off Red Nab
Ringed plover 2 Red Nab#
Gannet - 2 in
Med. Gull: 1st summer outfalls area
Over/just after the high tide
Between 13:00 and 14:30:
Black Guillemots, both still showing well.
Arctic Skua, 2 probables (both dark) and one certain (also dark). Probably three birds, but at least two; one landed on the sea and was lost - later one seen and while watching it through the 'scope it joined the two Poms, buzzed them and flew into the bay with them.
Pomarine Skua - 2 pale morph into bay high, and continued in.
Little Gull 2 adults north
Sandwich Tern 5 blogging
Mediterranean Gull 1 1st Summer off harbour wall
Gannet 2 north
Kittiwake flock of 19 going out
Shag 2 still on wooden jetty
White-tailed Plover Leighton Moss - available most of the day but usually distant