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Posted by John Webb 
February 02, 2018 05:40PM
JBP 9.35 - 12.45. WeBS with Paul Daunter. Selected sightings.
1 red-throated diver
3 great crested grebe
355 wigeon
4 pintail
95 eider
1 velvet scoter (male)
8 rbm
145 oystercatchers
30 knot
1 dunlin
250 curlew
13 turnstone
February 02, 2018 06:12PM
Hi John was the velvet scoter with the first lot of eiders or was there just a mass of eider it was with.....or was it on its own cf previous record on 31/12 and not a lot of subsequent calm low tide weather to subsequently search for it off Stone Jetty and Heysham. Glad it's still around - the
February 02, 2018 07:15PM
Hi Pete. All the eider in 1 group today, drifting in over line of the breakwater at 11.30.
February 02, 2018 08:20PM
Thanks John. I'll have a go for it at the SJ tomorrow am if get up early enough and not snowed in!
February 03, 2018 10:09AM
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