November 2nd   Leave a comment

Little Auk

At last there was a little auk passing past Crail into the Forth. Unusually it was on its own. There were some passing guillemots and razorbills to add a size reference (little auks are half the size) so I could be certain of my fairly distant sighting. Although little auks have a very wobbling flight and look unstable as they fly with very buzzy wing beats. The same is true for puffins but even more so for little auks.

Posted November 29, 2010 by wildcrail in Sightings

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