Previously "Diary of a Birding Medic"

Previously "Rugby Birder"

Monday, 19 September 2016

Bridlington Harbour on a Dull, Damp Day!


In a "roundabout" way, I heard that a Velvet Scoter had been seen this morning in Bridlington Harbour, about an hour before I discovered the fact! Knowing that by now the tide would be low, I didn't hold out much hope, but I had a look anyway. The harbour area was just a puddle so I walked out to the entrance in the hope that the Scoter was still nearby. I was in luck but it had drifted south into Bridlington Bay so my hoped for images were not to be! The harbour mud had good numbers of Turnstone and Redshank and at least ten Sandwich Terns patrolled the shore waters. Quite a few Kittiwake were on the fish dock wall and Gulls included Great Black Backed, Lesser Black Backed, Herrin and Black Headed. Also of interest was a Guillemot at the harbour entrance. Not a bad 30minutes birding!


Oh no! Not a photographer!

Oh no! Not a photographer!

Greater Black Backed Gull

Herring Gull

  1. The tide is high [low] but I'm holding on
    I'm gonna be your number one
    I'm not the kind of girl who gives up just like that
    Oh, no
    (I’ll be sailing again on Wednesday)
  2. Yorkshire Belle at low tide, Brid Harbour.


Pam said...

Great shots of the Guillemot!!

Kevin Groocock said...

Thank you Pam