Monday 2 January 2012

Glaucous back at the waterfall

Heysham Obs
Gate '38' & north harbour wall early morning, gate 38 at lunchtime (watching ferry come in), plus pager news for 1330hrs
Glaucous Gull juv sitting on the west quay above the waterfall at 0830hrs, couldnt see it at lunchtime but on the pager for this area 1330hrs before flying towards the outfalls
Shag - definitely EIGHT by the waterfall at lunchtime with 5 perched on the platform and three fishing at the same time (plus a 2CY Cormorant)
Guillemot - 7 in the harbour, one just outside
Kittiwake - could only see 18 in the harbour area and only 20 behind the IOM ferry
Med Gull - Adult north wall early morning, 2 adults behind IOM ferry - one flew out along the shipping lane
Twite  - 8 on seed early morning (Heysham-ringed)
Little Gull - two 2CY on outfalls; one on seaward end Heysham one, the other on Heysham 2 at lunchtime