Hopes Nose

Sea watching this morning 6.15-11.30am in a strong south-easterly-Combined totals with ML .

8 Black Terns, 1 Little Tern, 22 Arctic Terns, 15 Sandwich Terns and 601 Common Terns, 21 'commic' Terns  . 17 Arctic Skuas and 1 Bonxie.  13 Balearic Shearwaters and 305 Manxies.  Also 21 Common Scoter and a Teal with a Mallard south.  

The Common Terns were very impressive with many flocks of 50+ and most of the Terns were passing close by the headland. Heaviest passage was mid morning.

Posted August 27th, 2014 at 2:05 pm by Mark Bailey in Bird News