26th June 2013

A cracking adult drake Surf Scoter (DL et al) frequented the northern part of the bay with its commoner congeners today; often showing well and actively feeding, this is only the fourth ever for Filey. The bird was present until late evening at least.

Surf Scoter with Common Scoters, Filey Bay, 26th June 2013 (c Mark Pearson)

Surf Scoter (with Common Scoters), Filey Bay – 26th June 2013 (c Mark Pearson)

Surf Scoter (with Common Scoters), Filey Bay - 26th June 2013 (c Mark Pearson)

Surf Scoter (with Common Scoters), Filey Bay – 26th June 2013 (c Mark Pearson)