Hope's Nose

Seawatching 0815-1030hrs, it was just like the good old days the 'storm' pipes were open and hundreds of gulls feeding in the out wash, waves crashing over the rocks covering me in hopefully mostly sea water!

1 Pomarine Skua, 2 Great Skuas, 16 Great Northern Divers, 1 Red-throated Diver, 2 Red-breasted Mergansers, 5 Common Scoter, 160+ Kittiwake, 735 Auks (mostly Razorbills but many out in mist),22 Fulmar and 65 Gannets. 

Pom Skua Hope's Nose 19 Dec 12 ML  Pom Skua Hope's Nose 19 Dec 12 ML2

Photos: the Pomarine skua in poor light!

Posted December 19th, 2012 at 1:16 pm by Mike Langman in Bird News