Torbay boat trip 8.30-11 am

Sunny with strong westerly wind. 5 great northern divers (scattered across bay), 1 black throated diver (7 quarries), 1 black necked grebe (Paignton), 20 great crested grebe, 1 adult sinensis cormorant (7 quarries), 11+ common scoter, 16 purple sandpiper (Brixham Harbour), 5 turnsrtone, 3 oystercatcher, 3 razorbill, many gannets, guillemots, scattered fulmars and kittiwake, 1 raven. Mammals included 2 grey seals, and 5 porpoises off Berry Head.

Great northern diver
Great northern diver

Gannet, winter plumage adult
Gannet, winter plumage adult

Black necked grebe
Black necked grebe

Posted January 27th, 2013 at 6:12 pm by Chris Proctor in Bird News