Sunday, 21 February 2010

Distant and murky seaduck

Heysham Obs
North harbour wall
A low tide check was not blessed with good light:
Scaup - 2 distant females
Eider - 86, mostly in 'second' channel
Red-breasted Merganser - 7
Twite - 28 at feeder in the afternoon
Med Gull - two adults in afternoon
Song Thrush - still on mound

Ocean Edge
Very large numbers of waders along the tideline towards Potts Corner but not a lot of time & a lot of silhoeuttes!
Knot - 3k+
Dunlin - 300+
Bar-tailed Godwit - pretty accurate 1,700
Black-tailed Godwit - 2

Med Gull adult still Skerton bridge