Saturday, 13 December 2014

Saturday 13th December

Not to nice a day here again, but Bob and Pat had the courage to brave the elements and carry the survey from Bowmore along the shore down to Gartbreck, so here are the scores on the doors... 7 Cormorant, 31 Shag, 154 Barnies, 32 Whitefronts, 22 Pale bellied Brent, 1 Shelduck, 265 Mallard, 380 Teal, 570 Wigeon, 10 R B Merganser, 6 Pintail, 173 Oystercatcher, 200 Curlew, 6 Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 130 Dunlin, 28 Turnstone, 21 Golden Plover, 23 Ringed Plover, 22 Lapwing, 4 Gbb Gull, 43 H Gull, 20 C Gull 30 Bh Gull and 2 male Hen Harriers. Thanks to Bob and Pat. This morning, Margaret had a male Hen Harrier over at Ballinaby. As the wind is picking up again, the evening ferry is being diverted to Port Askaig.

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