Thurlestone Bay

A very contasting day - stairrod rain up to 11.00 gradually clearing to sun & blue sky .Wind S/SSE increasing from 6 to gale 8, sea rough to very rough.

Seawatching from the car park from 08.30-14.00. Very little movement until the rain easde off then very good- all passage east , totals ,

23 Common Tern, 6 Sandwich Tern, 1 Black Tern (13.15 ) 26 Fulmar, 730 Gannet, 3 Balearic and 2 Manx Shearwater, 4 Kittiwake, 1 Little Gull, 1 Razorbill , 2 Common Scoter,1 Bonxie , 24 Swift ( one flock of 15 ) 1 Grey Wagtail

Waders all flying through - 10 Ringed Plover, 3 Turnstone, 1 Curlew

Posted August 15th, 2012 at 3:56 pm by mike passman in Bird News