Monday, 14 May 2012

Unproductive seawatch

Heysham Obs
Not a lot of time this morning and two short sessions were pretty useless with the feeling that the observations started too late.  Amazingly no Gannet or auk spp seen!

Sea 0615-0645, 0715-0750
Manx Shearwater - flock of 5 distantly out was the highlight of the morning!
Fulmar - one in
Arctic Skua - dm in distantly at 0635
Whimbrel - noisy flock of 14 out
Swallow - 2 in

Ocean Edge
Wheatear - 2
Linnet - flock of 17
no waders other than Oystercatcher