Friday, 5 May 2017

5th May 2017 Unst NE2-3 Clear

Spent another morning seawatching from Flubersgerdie with highlights as follows:

Red-throated Diver 3 s/p north
Great Northern Diver 1 w/p north at 7.51am
White-billed Diver s/p 1 north at 10.00am
blue Fulmar 5 north
Kittiwake c.150 north
Arctic Skua 1 north

The Black-tailed Godwit was still present in Baltasound.

Dawn mist and dew on Unst from Houlland

the long walk to Flubersgerdie in the distance

nearly there!

Chair now stashed to ensure future comfort!

the first blue Fulmar of the morning passing Flubersgerdie

Great Northern Diver passing Flubersgerdie

Small flocks of Kittiwakes passing throughout the morning

Puffins passing Flubersgerdie

Bonxies passing Flubergerdie

 Second blue Fulmar of the morning passing Flubersgerdie

Third blue Fulmar passing Flubergerdie

Red-throated Diver passing Flubersgerdie

I was glad not to be stood on deck!

the walk back