Prawle Point

Seawatch from 7.20 to 9.50 am in stiff NE breeze. 1 adult dp Arctic Skua, 2 Whimbrel, 27 Sandwich Terns ; 12 Common Scoter and 12 Manx Shearwaters all east. Elsewhere quite a few Chiffchaffs plus one or two Willow Warblers and my first spring singing Blackcaps singing.Also 7 Swallows, 3 Sand Martins and my first House Martin. And Green-Veined White, Speckled Wood , Red Admiral and Peacock butterflies-but missed out on a possible Hoopoe ! 

Posted April 16th, 2015 at 10:05 pm in Bird News