Monday, 11 August 2008

Distant Bonxie

Low single figures of moulting Little Gulls are a feature of late summer/autumn at this site. Thanks to Mike Watson for these pics.

Heysham Obs
North harbour wall 0750-0850hrs
Bonxie - distant bird out and across
Gannet - 7 feeding in the mouth of the Bay
No sign of the juv Shag on the wooden jetty - last seen about 1645hrs yesterday

Red Nab/outfalls
Common Gull - 2 juvs on outfall
Med Gull - 2 adult and a juv on the foreshore off Ocean Edge - just 2 adults in pm
Little Gull - the usual 3 birds
Sandwich Tern - influx of 15 early evening

Dead so far