Friday 25 May 2018

Black and white

Late migrants continue to fly through:
North Harbour Wall 07:00 - 09:00. Weather - NNE F5, overcast, 13C

Black-ish things:
Manx Shearwater 1
Black Tern 1
Common Scoter 1
Swift 6
Swallow 73

White-ish things:
Sandwich Tern 19
Arctic Tern 46
Kittiwake 1 adult close in

Black and white things:
Gannet 2

Shag - 2CY on wooden jetty
Osprey - one flew SE to NW across the Bay from approximately  PL Ends to Ulverston and was seen distantly from Plover Scar and (after alert) Heysham North wall (1025ish) (AD)
small Calidrids - c75 distantly along Middleton tideline

A look at the low tide channels from Heysham Head after the rain at 16:00hrs revealed:
Swift 9
Swallow 3
Sandwich Tern 2
Great-crested Grebe 2

Grey Seal - 1