Sunday, 20 December 2015

Wiseman's Bridge

Early afternoon seawatch from Wiseman's Bridge. Under 100 Scoter fairly close in with a larger flock further out to sea. Amongst them, 9 Great Crested Grebes, 2 Red-breasted Mergansers (1m +1f)and 8 Auks flying west (probably Guillemots with at least 1 Razorbill). Several gulls were feeding in the surf, mostly Black-heads and Herring Gulls but at least 10 Common Gulls aswell. A good number of Kittiwakes in the bay, about 40 in total all moving west. I bumped into Morris North on the coast path, he said there was a Great Northern Diver here yesterday. On the beach 15 Oystercatchers and 20+ Turnstones.