Lyme Bay boat trip

Last nights boat trip from Brixham with Nigel Smallbones was great with an almost mirror like Lyme bay hundreds of Manx shearwaters were feeding and rafting anongst them 7-8 Balearic shearwaters 3 of which came in to feed on the chum thrown off the back of the boat. Many more Manx were seen together with at least 1 juv Yellow-legged 1 juv Mediterranean Gull, 3 'commic' terns 2 sat on sea. The highlight of the evening was a pod of about 40 Common Dolphin bow riding our boat 6 miles due E of Berry Hd with another pod of 10+ noted during our return. 3-4 harbour porpoise and a grey seal were also noted

common Dolphin Lyme Bay 07 Aug15 ML

Posted August 8th, 2015 at 11:46 am by Mike Langman in Bird News