Berry Hd

Seawatch 0730-1530Hrs: best birds, 4 juv Long-tailed Skuas (intermediate types, 2 prior to 09:30, then 12:48 & 14:03) , Pomarine Skua (full spooned ad), 28 Arctic Skuas, 5 Great Skuas, 1 unidentified Skua (Pom/Arctic), 64 Balearic Shearwaters (incl one flock or 12), 10 Common Scoter, 80 Sandwich Tern, 6 Common Tern, 5 Common Gulls and Harbour Porpoise

1 Firecrest in bottom of Quarry first thing, also good passage of Swallows and Meadow Pipits, 8+ House Martins, 6 Siskins, Blackcap, Wheatear, 1 Hobby >E out to sea, 1 Kestrel came in off sea - first picked up over 1mile out.

Yesterday (02/10) Seawatch 09:45-14:00. juv Long-tailed Skua (intermediate type @11:55), 4 ad Little Gulls, 25  Arctic Skuas, 21 Sandwich Terns, ad w Mediterranean Gull, 6 Great Skuas, 3 Balearic Shearwaters, 26 Common Scoter, 6 Brent Geese, 5 Common Gulls and a Grey Seal.

Combined totals ML,MD,REB

Posted October 3rd, 2013 at 1:06 pm by Mike Langman in Bird News