Conditions weren't ideal for a seawatch. Clear blue skies and blistering heat! But we showed willing and it sort of paid off. Arriving at 06:30 at the fishing boats scanning the calm bright sea good numbers of Gannets were on the move. A single Fulmar, flocks of Scoter, couple of Sandwich Terns and Kitts amongst the feeding Commons, Little Gull. Several Manxs east and west were a surprise as were two close BALEARIC SHEAR'S.
One each of Bonxie and Arctic Skua, and virgin boy even pulls out an Arctic Tern and Guillemot.
With the sun really burning a quick look at the patch produces several Med Gull.
Onto the Arc pits we pick up the Black-necked grebe and a couple of Garganey, and the regular Tree Sparrow's.
So back home for lunch and not a bad mornings birding considering clear skies!
Nice to catch up with Brian, Jim, Their Dad, Mick and Richard.
this was the only pic i got before flusher Morrison arrives.