Saturday, 21 December 2013

Wet watch from the wheel

Heysham Obs
A big black cloud which had been 'hovering' offshore decided to make a move as I was waiting for the incoming DFDS ferry.  Just missed the incoming Stena prior to that.  Decent number of birds in tow, including a lot of large gulls, but nothing startling

Harbour area, south side 0930-1015
Med Gull - 3 adults
Guillemot - 3 by the waterfall, at least one offshore
Little Gull - adult 'out'
Kittiwake - adult behind ferry
Goldfinch - 10 in the willowherb area

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