Wednesday, 28 January 2009

Of fog and flotsam

Heysham Obs
Visibility was seriously challenged today. An attempt to locate the IOM ferry with its bird-gathering potential led to a 25 minute vigil at the harbour entrance listening to an intermittent foghorn along the shipping channel, then realising the noise wasnt making a lot of progress

Floating objects in the harbour mouth
Guillemot - one
Murphy can - one
Plastic bottle - one worn individual with the words Strawberry and 3,612 calories (as seen at 50 x) written thereon
Anonymous white container - one
Unidentified wood spp. - one piece

c38 Twite but skittish

Nothing by 1445hrs