Tuesday 17 April 2018

Two Short Sea-watches

Two short sea-watches from the raised beach huts, to 'book-end' the working day. Visibility poor for both, particularly this evening, with persistent rain.
This morning from 0600 - 0655 - 16+ Sandwich Tern, 64+ Manx Shearwater, 3 Fulmar, 2 diver sp, 2 Pale-bellied Brent Geese and a Great Skua. The two immature drake Eiders still off Maer Rocks.
This evening - c1845 - 1915'ish - 6 Whimbrel, 4 Dunlin, 1 wader sp, 8 Manx Shearwater, 11+ Sandwich Tern, 5+ 'commic' tern (probably Commons) and 2 Little Tern. The two Eider still present too.

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