Dawlish warren

Watched from 08:10 till 16:30 with LC from11:35

Not as good as BH but still good numbers with 5 long tailed skuas ( 1 flew in nearly over are heads and into the estuary and was followed by 2 more that flew into the estuary ,my first in Devon ) , 52+ arctic skuas , 5+ great skua, 3+ pomarine skua, 2+ black tern , 1 little tern, 1 juv little gull ,6+ arctic tern, numerous common terns and sandwich terns, 1 curlew, 1 whimbrel,  good passage of Manx shearwater but to far out to get good count, 1+ balearic shearwater, 29+ common scoter, 30+ fulmar and a steady passage of gannets

A very good day 

Posted August 27th, 2012 at 8:31 pm by Keith Birchall in Bird News