Saturday, 30 March 2013

Good Friday

Took a quick look around Dalbeath Marsh LNR with a spot of vismigging from the top of the hill, and was rewarded with some Pinkies and a couple of Whooper Swan. Shame this is the only one of three patches that I've already recorded Whooper Swan on this year, but I'm not complaining!

Later in the day I took a trip out to the East Neuk with fellow vismigging enthusiasts Chris and Clive, but further attempts to connect with Whoopers weren't answered by the vismigging gods. Lovely day, though.

Elie Ness watchpoint from Kincraig Point
Ruddon's Point - tail of the trees
Northbound Common Gulls
Eider Flypast (thanks Clive!)
Bass Rock - not yet white with Gannets


  1. Our final batch of 39 Whoopers departed sometime between Wednesday and Friday, just a couple left today. Hardy birds, with temperatures here still oscillating around zero (-4C expected tonight) yet they are already off following the first much larger batch which departed at end of Feb, I guess many may now be in Iceland.

    1. They're always nice to see, and nice when their departure means spring might finally come ... maybe ... hopefully ...

  2. PS - great Eider pic, and really interesting to see the Bass from a "novel" angle...

    1. but it always looks like that! ;)