Friday, 25 January 2008

Harbour logistics!

Heysham Obs
.........led to the eagerly (?) awaited IOM passenger ferry mooring up whilst a freight ferry got 'out of the way'. This was out of viewing range of any following birds and nothing was observed today in the 30 mins or so up to midday other than:

Med Gull: 2nd W patrolling the north wall
Shelduck - 1 'out'

Pale-bellied Brent Goose sheltering in the lee of the Sunny Slopes Groyne at HT. Barnacle Goose of unknown origin with Canada Geese on Heaton Marsh. 13-14 Whooper Swans visible distantly from the A683 layby just south of Melling, Lune valley.