Saturday, 28 February 2015


35 Whooper Swan flew over north just as I took my seat at Whitburn this morning. Unfortunately it never really got going, but a Black-throated Diver south was nice.

Whooper Swan    42n
Shelduck    4n
Gannet    11n  12s
Cormorant    9n  18s
Kittiwake    2n  16s
Porpoise   1n
Red-throated Diver    6n  2s
Common Scoter    2n
Black-throated Diver    1s
Goldeneye    1n  1s
Pink-footed Goose    85n
Shag    1s
Peregrine    1s
Skylark 3 flew east out to sea.

Not much around Gateshead with 13 Shelduck, 5 Lesser Black-backed Gull and an Oystercatcher at Shibdon.