Sunday, 4 October 2009


I must down to the seas again, to the lonely sea and the sky..........
I must down to the seas again, for the call of the running tide...........

By John Masefield (1878-1967) (English Poet Laureate, 1930-1967.)

You can't beat a bit of culture!

Anyway, Seaton Sluice between 3.30 and 4.30 pm today, a flock of over 100 Eiders just off shore.  Worth a check, me thinks.  For once, me thinks right!

In amongst, 3 young Common (oops, there's that word again) Scoter, 3 adult males and a male Velvet Scoter.  Like herding cats, so trying to digiscope sea ducks on a bit of a swell is far from easy.

A few poor attempts follow:

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