Berry Head 18-19/10/21

Today 19/10/21 seawatching 0730-1415: Velvet Scoter S (at 12:18), Pomarine Skua (juv/imm), Arctic Skua, 3 Bonxies, 3 Manx Shearwaters, Puffin, Little Gull (1w), c500 Auks (mostly Razorbills), 33 Mediterranean Gulls (14 ad, 7 2w, 12 1w), numerous Kittiwakes with Black-headed and Common Gulls. c15 Common Dolphins, c10 Harbour Porpoise, 3 sightings of leaping Atlantic Bluefin Tuna.

Yesterday 18/10/21, 0800-1545 a lot more gulls but similar species: Pomarine Skua (juv/imm), 7 Arctic Skuas, 6 Bonxies, Manx Shearwater, 2 Puffins, Little Gull (1w), 73 Mediterranean Gulls (34 ad, 12 2w, 27 1w), Kittiwakes 250/hr with many lingering , with c150 each Black-headed and Common Gulls, 2 Red-throated Divers, Fulmar (unusual in October as at sea moulting), c1000 Auks (mostly Razorbills), c10 Harbour Porpoise.

Posted October 19th, 2021 at 4:06 pm by Mark Darlaston in Bird News