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Skogsøy - 2006 Migration Count Results

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March 15-31 April 01 - 15 April 16 - 30 May 01 - 15 May 16 - 31

This is what sitting on a rock staring through a telescope (or binoculars) for hours on end is about ....

Note that the count data below are not standardised as the final results will be. No data are to be used without authour's permission - something that will normally be given.

Preliminary report Spring 2006 (pdf file)


N = birds heading North / mot nord
S = birds heading South / mot sør

May 16 to May 31
Note: No count 21 May

16/05/2006 17/05/2006 18/05/2006 19/05/2006 20/05/2006 22/05/2006 23/05/2006 24/05/2006 25/05/2006 26/05/2006 27/05/2006 28/05/2006 29/05/2006 30/05/2006 31/05/2006 Total
Red throated Diver N 82 33 5 8 50 14 23 20 3 33 13 30 16 66 20 416 Red throated Diver N
Red throated Diver S 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 Red throated Diver S
Great Northern Diver N 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 Great Northern Diver N
White Billed Diver N 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 White Billed Diver N
White Billed Diver S 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 White Billed Diver S
WB / GN Diver 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 WB / GN Diver N
WB / GN Diver S 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 WB / GN Diver S
Diver sp N 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 6 Diver sp N
Northern Fulmar N 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 5 1 13 7 4 13 49 255 351 Northern Fulmar N
Northern Fulmar S 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 7 0 1 0 0 1 11 Northern Fulmar S
Manx Shearwater S 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 Manx Shearwater S
Northern Gannet N 30 37 57 123 33 5 139 8 27 20 26 34 66 126 47 778 Northern Gannet N
Northern Gannet S 4 2 3 10 25 54 0 12 21 0 1 10 0 0 0 142 Northern Gannet S
Great Cormorant N 20 2 0 9 1 0 0 0 0 2 12 2 0 11 0 59 Great Cormorant N
Great Cormorant S 5 5 0 0 11 5 1 0 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 32 Great Cormorant S
Eurasian Shag N 4 4 2 1 9 3 1 3 3 1 8 5 2 2 1 49 Eurasian Shag N
Eurasian Shag S 11 14 0 2 11 12 21 1 10 6 3 4 5 4 1 105 Eurasian Shag S
Grey Heron N 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 Grey Heron N
Grey Heron S 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 Grey Heron S
Whooper Swan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 Whooper Swan
Pink Footed Goose 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 Pink Footed Goose
Greylag Goose N 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 Greylag Goose N
Greylag Goose S 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 Greylag Goose S
Barnacle Goose N 0 0 780 0 0 0 0 143 311 1928 2 4 0 0 0 3168 Barnacle Goose N
Brent Goose 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 42 210 0 955 130 1337 Brent Goose
Mallard N 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 Mallard N
Mallard S 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 Mallard S
Tufted Duck N 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 Tufted Duck N
Greater Scaup N 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 Greater Scaup N
Eider N 10 0 11 13 3 5 4 5 5 0 6 0 1 10 0 73 Eider N
Eider S 14 22 0 0 2 20 43 7 4 10 0 8 5 13 21 169 Eider S
Long tailed duck N 1 3 0 1 5 2 23 1 0 11 0 4 0 0 2 53 Long tailed duck N
Long tailed duck S 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 Long tailed duck S
Common Scoter N 29 36 6 48 45 33 8 35 6 6 18 5 0 5 1 281 Common Scoter N
Common Scoter S 26 8 17 0 28 76 35 80 96 24 9 51 9 59 62 580 Common Scoter S
Velvet Scoter N 0 0 13 1 2 2 0 0 0 15 0 6 0 0 4 43 Velvet Scoter N
Velvet Scoter S 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 Velvet Scoter S
Goldeneye S 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 Goldeneye S
Merganser N 4 1 4 0 3 0 0 0 6 6 10 0 0 2 3 39 Merganser N
Merganser S 0 3 1 0 0 2 0 5 1 4 9 6 0 1 0 32 Merganser S
Oystercatcher N 13 82 36 68 15 5 0 87 14 0 15 23 10 8 3 379 Oystercatcher N
Oystercatcher S 6 0 0 0 7 21 0 7 0 0 0 2 0 5 0 48 Oystercatcher S
Ringed Plover 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 19 24 Ringed Plover
Lapwing S 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 Lapwing S
Red Knot 0 0 0 0 0 0 50 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 3 57 Red Knot
Dunlin N 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 Dunlin N
Whimbrel N 13 9 0 1 3 0 10 11 1 0 0 0 0 1 6 55 Whimbrel N
Whimbrel S 5 0 0 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 Whimbrel S
Eurasian Curlew N 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 Eurasian Curlew N
Turnstone 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 8 0 0 2 1 0 12 Turnstone
Pomarine Skua N 0 0 0 0 1 0 9 0 0 1 0 1 1 26 6 45 Pomarine Skua N
Arctic Skua N 0 3 1 2 3 0 6 2 3 5 3 3 6 30 20 87 Arctic Skua N
Long-tailed Skua N 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 2 0 0 9 Long-tailed Skua N
Great Skua N 0 2 1 3 1 1 4 0 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 17 Great Skua N
Great Skua S 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 Great Skua S
Black headed Gull N 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 Black headed Gull N
Black headed Gull S 3 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 10 Black headed Gull S
Common Gull N 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 7 21 0 0 0 52 Common Gull N
Common Gull S 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 0 0 0 8 Common Gull S
Black-legged Kittiwake N 5 6 0 11 8 3 13 2 11 19 4 16 46 56 65 265 Black-legged Kittiwake N
Black-legged Kittiwake S 0 0 0 10 0 1 0 2 4 0 0 6 0 2 0 25 Black-legged Kittiwake S
Sandwich tern 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 Sandwich tern
Common Tern N 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 Common Tern N
Arctic Tern N 3 3 0 0 0 3 3 1 9 76 1 0 6 64 40 209 Arctic Tern N
Arctic Tern S 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 11 0 0 2 0 0 0 16 Arctic Tern S
Common Guillemot N 3 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 7 6 1 2 7 10 40 Common Guillemot N
Common Guillemot S 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 Common Guillemot S
Razorbill N 1 4 0 1 0 4 6 0 0 1 6 5 0 13 21 62 Razorbill N
Razorbill S 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 Razorbill S
Black Guillemot N 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 5 Black Guillemot N
Atlantic Puffin N 4 0 2 2 0 0 0 5 0 4 6 4 3 2 9 41 Atlantic Puffin N
Auk N 3 2 0 2 1 0 0 10 1 8 13 5 11 12 16 84 Auk N
Auk S 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 8 0 12 Auk S
Total 331 294 940 334 273 278 406 470 558 2235 234 485 210 1552 768 9368 Total

Seawatching ! Migrating Barnacle Geese
Looking for divers....Photo: Harald Totland Migrating Barnacle Geese. Photo: Alf Tore Mjøs



May 01 to May 15
Note: Late three hour count 03 May

01/05/2006 02/05/2006 03/05/2006 04/05/2006 05/05/2006 06/05/2006 07/05/2006 08/05/2006 09/05/2006 10/05/2006 11/05/2006 12/05/2006 13/05/2006 14/05/2006 15/05/2006 Total
Red throated Diver N 8 24 0 56 5 30 45 177 207 97 95 61 101 50 53 1009 Red throated Diver N
Red throated Diver S 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 Red throated Diver S
Black throated Diver N 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 3 8 Black throated Diver N
Great Northern Diver N 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 3 Great Northern Diver N
White Billed Diver N 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 3 1 1 2 1 2 1 1 17 White Billed Diver N
Diver sp N 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 Diver sp N
Northern Fulmar N 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 5 Northern Fulmar N
Northern Fulmar S 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 Northern Fulmar S
Manx Shearwater S 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 Manx Shearwater S
Northern Gannet N 9 8 9 9 11 0 1 15 10 19 31 68 85 88 55 418 Northern Gannet N
Northern Gannet S 2 36 31 81 26 20 49 21 38 5 0 6 8 1 0 324 Northern Gannet S
Great Cormorant N 71 22 0 60 39 21 6 14 24 8 2 3 0 1 15 286 Great Cormorant N
Great Cormorant S 6 1 0 8 17 1 9 3 16 6 0 1 0 1 0 69 Great Cormorant S
Eurasian Shag N 11 5 0 5 7 0 2 16 23 14 0 1 5 3 12 104 Eurasian Shag N
Eurasian Shag S 26 2 1 48 60 11 19 17 30 27 1 8 2 7 12 271 Eurasian Shag S
Grey Heron S 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 Grey Heron S
Greylag Goose N 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 Greylag Goose N
Barnacle Goose N 54 113 127 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 76 0 0 372 Barnacle Goose N
Shelduck N 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 Shelduck N
Teal N 0 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 Teal N
Teal S 0 4 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 Teal S
Pintail N 0 4 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 Pintail N
Northern Shoveler N 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 Northern Shoveler N
Tufted Duck N 0 1 0 15 14 20 4 0 5 4 0 0 1 0 6 70 Tufted Duck N
Eider N 0 0 3 8 17 2 11 7 3 22 0 6 6 3 21 109 Eider N
Eider S 0 7 0 4 17 13 22 5 7 0 0 2 13 36 19 145 Eider S
Long tailed duck N 7 15 0 25 0 2 0 1 2 82 3 30 146 254 8 575 Long tailed duck N
Long tailed duck S 0 3 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 Long tailed duck S
Common Scoter N 144 665 27 289 70 98 21 25 155 112 13 28 4 80 50 1781 Common Scoter N
Common Scoter S 28 12 0 35 25 19 7 3 29 13 8 15 6 146 27 373 Common Scoter S
Velvet Scoter N 8 9 0 30 9 4 0 0 4 13 0 5 0 4 23 109 Velvet Scoter N
Velvet Scoter S 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 5 Velvet Scoter S
Goldeneye N 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 Goldeneye N
Goldeneye S 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 Goldeneye S
Merganser N 8 4 0 16 2 0 6 6 9 10 0 3 0 0 2 66 Merganser N
Merganser S 2 6 4 10 9 4 3 3 1 0 4 11 0 0 0 57 Merganser S
Oystercatcher N 53 18 0 89 0 5 2 19 15 0 0 0 18 35 46 300 Oystercatcher N
Oystercatcher S 0 0 0 12 15 0 3 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 39 Oystercatcher S
Golden Plover N 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 Golden Plover N
Lapwing S 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 5 Lapwing S
Dunlin S 0 0 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 Dunlin S
Bar tailed Godwit 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 Bar tailed Godwit
Whimbrel N 0 0 1 10 34 4 9 10 16 28 5 4 0 3 1 125 Whimbrel N
Eurasian Curlew N 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 8 Eurasian Curlew N
Eurasian Curlew S 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 Eurasian Curlew S
Redshank 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 Redshank
Pomarine Skua N 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 9 6 0 18 Pomarine Skua N
Arctic Skua N 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 2 1 2 3 0 13 Arctic Skua N
Arctic Skua S 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 Arctic Skua S
Great Skua N 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 2 4 1 1 12 Great Skua N
Great Skua S 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 1 3 0 0 1 0 0 10 Great Skua S
Black headed Gull N 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 8 Black headed Gull N
Black headed Gull S 0 1 0 4 6 1 28 4 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 48 Black headed Gull S
Common Gull N 51 0 0 61 42 5 0 0 0 21 0 0 0 0 0 180 Common Gull N
Common Gull S 0 2 0 2 1 0 9 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 20 Common Gull S
Lesser black backed Gull N 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 Lesser black backed Gull N
Lesser black backed Gull S 2 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 Lesser black backed Gull S
Black-legged Kittiwake N 0 3 0 0 0 1 4 2 1 8 6 2 25 13 4 69 Black-legged Kittiwake N
Black-legged Kittiwake S 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 Black-legged Kittiwake S
Common Tern N 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 Common Tern N
Arctic Tern N 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 1 8 9 19 0 3 2 46 Arctic Tern N
Arctic Tern S 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 Arctic Tern S
Common Guillemot N 3 0 0 0 1 3 0 3 10 0 0 10 12 1 0 43 Common Guillemot N
Common Guillemot S 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 6 Common Guillemot S
Razorbill N 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 3 0 13 2 1 3 4 4 34 Razorbill N
Razorbill S 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 Razorbill S
Black Guillemot N 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 Black Guillemot N
Atlantic Puffin N 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 5 3 16 15 2 46 Atlantic Puffin N
Atlantic Puffin S 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 Atlantic Puffin S
Auk N 0 0 5 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 7 26 4 14 62 Auk N
Auk S 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 8 Auk S
Total 512 975 219 907 438 288 277 389 627 531 197 306 571 777 388 7402 Total


Visitors! View to the north 27th April 2006
Local bird club trip to Skogsøy 29 April View to the north 27 April



April 16 to April 30
Note: No count on 22 April, a two hour count with a late start on 23 April and four hours on  26 April

16/04/2006 17/04/2006 18/04/2006 19/04/2006 20/04/2006 21/04/2006 23/04/2006 24/04/2006 25/04/2006 26/04/2006 27/04/2006 28/04/2006 29/04/2006 30/04/2006 Total
Red throated Diver N 41 6 17 29 34 109 10 4 0 0 70 36 134 28 518 Red throated Diver N
Red throated Diver S 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 Red throated Diver S
Great Northern Diver N 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 Great Northern Diver N
White Billed Diver N 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 4 2 15 2 25 White Billed Diver N
WB / GN Diver 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 WB / GN Diver
Diver sp N 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 Diver sp N
Red necked Grebe N 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 Red necked Grebe N
Northern Fulmar N 0 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 10 Northern Fulmar N
Northern Fulmar S 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 7 1 0 0 0 12 Northern Fulmar S
Northern Gannet N 33 19 35 15 5 6 0 2 26 1 8 11 13 11 185 Northern Gannet N
Northern Gannet S 21 40 18 19 2 1 40 20 255 67 11 3 6 0 503 Northern Gannet S
Great Cormorant N 0 0 0 42 42 161 0 5 4 0 10 25 139 41 469 Great Cormorant N
Great Cormorant S 2 0 1 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 1 12 Great Cormorant S
Eurasian Shag N 2 4 2 12 5 21 0 9 3 3 10 3 3 12 89 Eurasian Shag N
Eurasian Shag S 5 5 31 29 52 55 0 13 3 0 40 35 21 20 309 Eurasian Shag S
Greylag Goose N 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 Greylag Goose N
Barnacle Goose N 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 123 0 0 717 842 Barnacle Goose N
Shelduck N 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 Shelduck N
Wigeon N 12 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 17 Wigeon N
Teal N 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 Teal N
Teal S 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 Teal S
Pintail S 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 Pintail S
Tufted Duck N 0 0 0 0 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 8 Tufted Duck N
Eider N 6 1 6 30 15 14 11 7 10 9 5 1 13 0 128 Eider N
Eider S 3 27 24 6 4 7 3 15 58 6 3 47 4 0 207 Eider S
Long tailed duck N 3 6 3 5 8 1 0 7 6 4 20 0 5 15 83 Long tailed duck N
Long tailed duck S 0 6 2 0 2 5 0 0 10 0 4 0 0 0 29 Long tailed duck S
Common Scoter N 316 161 35 21 59 242 199 26 28 73 98 31 46 37 1372 Common Scoter N
Common Scoter S 0 0 3 0 19 1 0 11 5 0 10 17 32 26 124 Common Scoter S
Velvet Scoter N 1 0 0 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 9 Velvet Scoter N
Goldeneye N 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 7 Goldeneye N
Goldeneye S 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 Goldeneye S
Merganser N 1 0 4 3 2 8 2 0 0 0 4 2 10 16 52 Merganser N
Merganser S 11 1 0 6 8 8 0 5 6 4 2 4 1 8 64 Merganser S
Oystercatcher N 60 1 5 15 97 58 9 10 38 10 14 7 8 0 332 Oystercatcher N
Oystercatcher S 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 Oystercatcher S
Golden Plover S 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 Golden Plover S
Dunlin S 0 0 0 0 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 22 Dunlin S
Eurasian Curlew N 6 9 0 0 3 3 2 0 1 0 2 0 0 2 28 Eurasian Curlew N
Eurasian Curlew S 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 Eurasian Curlew S
Arctic Skua N 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 Arctic Skua N
Great Skua N 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 6 Great Skua N
Great Skua S 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 Great Skua S
Black headed Gull N 7 0 0 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 14 Black headed Gull N
Black headed Gull S 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 Black headed Gull S
Common Gull N 544 227 32 587 228 145 69 204 37 28 46 8 20 11 2186 Common Gull N
Common Gull S 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 2 0 4 0 0 0 19 Common Gull S
Lesser black backed Gull N 1 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 8 Lesser black backed Gull N
Lesser black backed Gull S 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 6 Lesser black backed Gull S
Black-legged Kittiwake N 0 3 26 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 11 2 4 1 52 Black-legged Kittiwake N
Common Guillemot N 0 3 4 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 3 5 10 13 43 Common Guillemot N
Common Guillemot S 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 Common Guillemot S
Razorbill N 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 2 3 9 Razorbill N
Black Guillemot N 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 Black Guillemot N
Black Guillemot S 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 Black Guillemot S
Little Auk N 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 Little Auk N
Atlantic Puffin N 2 2 3 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 2 1 1 18 33 Atlantic Puffin N
Atlantic Puffin S 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 5 Atlantic Puffin S
Auk N 0 5 6 4 0 13 0 3 0 0 13 0 0 2 46 Auk N
Auk S 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 Auk S
Total 1081 529 265 837 612 881 354 371 510 217 525 249 501 992 7924 Total





Spring migration.... 2 Cy Great Northern Diver
Note the build up of snow on the scope....spring migration at its best. Date: 08 April. Great Northern Diver were seen on the sea in front of the look out on a number of occasions.





April 01 to April 15
Note: only 25 minutes 07 April and 4.5 hours on 15 April

01/04/2006 02/04/2006 03/04/2006 04/04/2006 05/04/2006 06/04/2006 07/04/2006 08/04/2006 09/04/2006 10/04/2006 11/04/2006 12/04/2006 13/04/2006 14/04/2006 15/04/2006 Total
Red throated Diver N 5 6 4 2 8 4 1 15 18 14 0 19 5 10 9 120 Red throated Diver N
Red throated Diver S 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 Red throated Diver S
Great Northern Diver S 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 Great Northern Diver S
White Billed Diver N 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 White Billed Diver N
White Billed Diver S 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 White Billed Diver S
Red necked Grebe S 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 Red necked Grebe S
Northern Gannet N 6 10 7 37 10 3 0 3 49 25 13 3 18 12 14 210 Northern Gannet N
Northern Gannet S 1 7 24 16 0 9 0 13 5 0 14 39 30 10 3 171 Northern Gannet S
Great Cormorant N 152 22 0 5 202 24 0 22 20 67 11 9 2 96 19 651 Great Cormorant N
Great Cormorant S 3 2 3 3 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 3 0 6 0 23 Great Cormorant S
Eurasian Shag N 14 6 2 0 5 14 0 3 7 4 3 13 9 14 6 100 Eurasian Shag N
Eurasian Shag S 36 13 15 17 39 0 0 25 88 28 1 9 1 54 7 333 Eurasian Shag S
Greylag Goose N 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 21 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 28 Greylag Goose N
Greylag Goose S 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 Greylag Goose S
Canada Goose N 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 Canada Goose N
Wigeon N 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 24 Wigeon N
Teal N 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 Teal N
Mallard N 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 10 Mallard N
Northern Pintail N 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 Northern Pintail N
Tufted Duck N 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 Tufted Duck N
Eider N 241 110 8 9 80 157 0 24 41 16 60 98 38 19 93 994 Eider N
Eider S 50 9 6 21 42 0 0 25 21 35 0 41 11 25 8 294 Eider S
Long tailed duck N 2 8 1 4 4 8 0 5 6 3 0 22 2 2 12 79 Long tailed duck N
Long tailed duck S 0 5 0 0 7 1 0 0 0 5 3 2 0 0 2 25 Long tailed duck S
Common Scoter N 2 14 6 4 0 17 0 22 5 0 59 70 57 48 55 359 Common Scoter N
Common Scoter S 0 1 0 0 25 0 0 0 4 2 0 0 3 0 0 35 Common Scoter S
Velvet Scoter N 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 12 Velvet Scoter N
Goldeneye N 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 Goldeneye N
Goldeneye S 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 Goldeneye S
Merganser N 19 5 10 9 13 10 1 0 8 9 1 0 0 0 0 85 Merganser N
Merganser S 6 11 6 16 0 1 3 6 0 3 0 2 1 2 3 60 Merganser S
Oystercatcher N 105 639 82 0 26 105 3 335 0 10 66 49 35 35 177 1667 Oystercatcher N
Ringed Plover 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 Ringed Plover
Golden Plover 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 Golden Plover
Lapwing 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 Lapwing
Dunlin 0 0 40 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 40 Dunlin
Bar tailed Godwit 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 Bar tailed Godwit
Eurasian Curlew N 0 20 20 1 114 45 1 25 2 0 12 15 19 10 4 288 Eurasian Curlew N
Eurasian Curlew S 3 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 13 Eurasian Curlew S
Great Skua N 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 Great Skua N
Black headed Gull N 7 30 6 0 1 6 0 15 2 0 2 7 0 0 4 80 Black headed Gull N
Black headed Gull S 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 Black headed Gull S
Common Gull N 437 1803 685 37 1061 4255 55 2386 238 119 1342 631 414 801 1766 16030 Common Gull N
Common Gull S 6 5 14 4 0 6 0 0 0 0 3 0 4 3 0 45 Common Gull S
Lesser black backed Gull N 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 8 Lesser black backed Gull N
Lesser black backed Gull S 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 4 Lesser black backed Gull S
Glaucous Gull 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 Glaucous Gull
Black-legged Kittiwake N 0 0 3 16 0 1 0 0 8 27 0 0 0 1 1 57 Black-legged Kittiwake N
Sandwich tern 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 Sandwich tern
Common Guillemot N 1 3 3 1 8 1 0 0 7 11 0 0 2 2 0 39 Common Guillemot N
Common Guillemot S 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 7 Common Guillemot S
Razorbill N 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 1 5 Razorbill N
Atlantic Puffin N 1 2 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 3 2 14 Atlantic Puffin N
Atlantic Puffin S 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 6 Atlantic Puffin S
Auk N 13 4 6 1 19 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 4 52 Auk N
Auk S 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 6 10 Auk S
Total 1119 2751 962 210 1677 4679 64 2972 541 389 1596 1044 657 1158 2202 22021 Total




Lookout shelter View 29th March 2006
The somewhat primitive lookout shelter has proved its worth already - just hope it survives the next storms.... View from inside the lookout 29th March - dull and wet



March 15 to March 31
Note: No count 22 March

15/03/2006 16/03/2006 17/03/2006 18/03/2006 19/03/2006 20/03/2006 21/03/2006 22/03/2006 23/03/2006 24/03/2006 25/03/2006 26/03/2006 27/03/2006 28/03/2006 29/03/2006 30/03/2006 31/03/2006 Total
Red throated Diver N 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 3 3 2 12 Red throated Diver N
Red throated Diver S 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 Red throated Diver S
Great Northern Diver N 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 Great Northern Diver N
WB / GN Diver 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 WB / GN Diver
Diver sp N 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 Diver sp N
Northern Gannet N 2 3 2 1 4 61 27 0 12 21 11 11 7 12 17 9 7 207 Northern Gannet N
Northern Gannet S 5 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 3 5 8 17 28 12 10 3 2 95 Northern Gannet S
Great Cormorant N 8 18 29 8 15 1 12 0 27 87 62 5 6 4 2 5 9 298 Great Cormorant N
Great Cormorant S 9 9 3 3 9 4 0 0 3 5 3 3 1 3 0 0 3 58 Great Cormorant S
Eurasian Shag N 12 22 40 6 15 1 9 0 12 7 12 3 5 7 4 15 4 174 Eurasian Shag N
Eurasian Shag S 191 120 129 36 30 13 24 0 22 117 91 12 6 27 4 33 60 915 Eurasian Shag S
Grey Heron N 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 Grey Heron N
Grey Heron S 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 Grey Heron S
Greylag Goose N 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 23 4 0 0 9 0 0 1 37 Greylag Goose N
Greylag Goose S 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 16 Greylag Goose S
Canada Goose N 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 Canada Goose N
Common Shelduck N 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 Common Shelduck N
Eurasian Wigeon N 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 0 12 Eurasian Wigeon N
Eurasian Teal N 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 Eurasian Teal N
Mallard N 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 6 Mallard N
Common Eider N 6 5 31 15 23 129 138 0 547 271 217 58 19 66 36 117 52 1730 Common Eider N
Common Eider S 23 60 66 55 52 0 3 0 0 36 73 51 34 51 0 20 114 638 Common Eider S
Long tailed duck N 0 1 5 30 14 31 31 0 19 6 2 12 2 32 12 15 5 217 Long tailed duck N
Long tailed duck S 6 11 1 17 2 5 2 0 4 0 18 8 2 4 0 5 2 87 Long tailed duck S
Common Scoter N 3 0 0 29 3 1 1 0 10 41 23 2 2 11 3 9 6 144 Common Scoter N
Common Scoter S 12 0 8 16 0 0 13 0 0 0 43 10 0 8 0 3 0 113 Common Scoter S
Velvet Scoter N 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 Velvet Scoter N
Goldeneye S 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 3 Goldeneye S
Red-breasted Merganser N 0 0 10 3 7 23 27 0 7 2 0 21 2 11 12 7 13 145 Red-breasted Merganser N
Red-breasted Merganser S 34 45 36 28 3 8 11 0 3 2 14 14 1 19 8 14 3 243 Red-breasted Merganser S
Eurasian Oystercatcher N 90 39 0 60 339 20 290 0 595 1842 16 43 110 127 186 295 29 4081 Eurasian Oystercatcher N
Eurasian Oystercatcher S 4 1 0 2 0 0 2 0 3 6 5 0 2 12 0 0 0 37 Eurasian Oystercatcher S
Northern Lapwing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 3 0 0 1 11 Northern Lapwing
Dunlin 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 10 Dunlin
Eurasian Curlew N 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 3 1 0 3 11 14 26 38 1 99 Eurasian Curlew N
Eurasian Curlew S 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 2 3 5 2 0 16 Eurasian Curlew S
Black headed Gull N 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 8 0 0 0 9 8 62 3 95 Black headed Gull N
Black headed Gull S 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 12 7 9 6 0 35 Black headed Gull S
Common Gull N 0 4 3 1 3 0 4 0 10 222 3 1 5 82 40 3603 439 4420 Common Gull N
Common Gull S 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 Common Gull S
Lesser black backed Gull N 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 3 Lesser black backed Gull N
Lesser black backed Gull S 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 5 Lesser black backed Gull S
Glaucous Gull 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Glaucous Gull
Black-legged Kittiwake N 0 0 0 0 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 Black-legged Kittiwake N
Common Guillemot N 0 2 0 1 5 20 18 0 2 3 0 0 3 2 0 3 13 72 Common Guillemot N
Common Guillemot S 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 7 Common Guillemot S
Razorbill N 0 2 18 5 13 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 2 47 Razorbill N
Black Guillemot N 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 Black Guillemot N
Black Guillemot S 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 Black Guillemot S
Little Auk N 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 12 Little Auk N
Atlantic Puffin N 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 6 4 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 16 Atlantic Puffin N
Auk N 2 4 14 6 16 26 42 0 7 14 2 1 0 5 1 4 12 156 Auk N
Auk S 1 4 12 0 4 2 0 0 0 0 7 1 0 1 1 0 3 36 Auk S
Total 410 351 408 331 564 351 664 0 1307 2740 624 277 268 552 420 4274 806 14347 Total







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