Obviously the current restrictions have an impact on obervation opportunities. Not a hardship compared to the real problems many face. Still, every effort will be made to continue this blog albeit at a much reduced level.
Ocean Edge foreshore early morning (actual caravan site avoided)
Meadow Pipit 14 north
Heysham Skeer late afternoon
No sign of Shag this evening, presumably already eaten.
Eider 123 recognisable blobs counted, many more distant specks almost certainly mainly Eider too.
Great-Crested Grebe 5
Red-Breasted Merganser 3
This is something that I (MD) have never seen before. A Common Whelk had somehow got its scale plate (operculum) stuck between some old mussel shells and couldn't retract to safety as the tide ebbed.
Three species of Butterfly seen today, Small Tortoiseshell, Peacock and this female Brimstone.