Saturday, 27 October 2018

Saturday 27th October

Northerly gales, end of October, can't fail!!....and Long Nab duly produced, in a ten hour seawatch: 3 Little Auks, 37 Pomarine Skuas, 4 Sooty Shearwaters, a Storm Petrel, 2 Great Northern Divers, 1645 ducks past including 13 Velvet Scoters and 2 Long-tailed Ducks. Crook Ness held a Chiffchaff, Blackcap and Goldcrest. A fourth Little Auk of the day flew north at Marine Drive late afternoon. Also past Marine drive were 28 Pomarine Skuas, a Short-eared Owl in off plus another asio owl sp flew south, 5 Velvet Scoters, Great Northern Diver, 8 Scaup north. 21 Purple Sandpipers roosting at the harbour.

Full Long nab counts here: http://www.trektellen.nl/count/view/1074/20181027

Velvet and Common Scoter past Marine Drive - Dave Bywater


Great Northern Diver past Long Nab - Nick Addey


Pomarine Skuas Long Nab - Nick Addey


Pomarine Skuas Long Nab - Nick Addey



 

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