Sunday, 22 June 2008

Blowin' a gale....

....and not much else - yet. So far (to 13:15hrs) the only items of interest have been:

2 Arctic Terns seen on the drop tide. Fulmar at 13:00hrs
Large willow tree blown over along Moneyclose Lane.

NHW 1430 - 1730 hrs
Arctic Skua 2 in 1550 hrs and then over Centrica towards the harbour; ran down to harbour to intercept and never saw them again.
Kittiwake 1st S flew into harbour.
Common Tern 1 in harbour.
Swift 1 in-off, 2 out later
Dunlin 8 out

Middleton Industrial Estate
2nd summer Mediterranean Gull on the Model Boat Pond

Jenny Brown's Point: Red-throated Diver, Arctic Skua (d.m.), 1st S Kittiwake, Fulmar
Pilling Lane Ends: Glossy Ibis (15:00hrs)