Prawle Point

Seawatch from 7.30 to 9.30 in misty, murky , Saharan-dust clad conditions, with sun occasionally bursting forth . NE wind on arrival, verring to SW by the time I had stopped. 1 dark phase Artcic Skua,2 Puffins,1 Red-Throated Diver , nearly in full summer plumage, 5 Sandwich Terns, 7 Common Scoter and 28 Manx Shearwaters, all east. 1 Willow Warbler flew in from the sea and landed on the point.Also in the area 17 Chiffchaffs and 1 male Wheatear at Langerstone Rocks.The only Swallow I saw today was one over Pig's Nose Valley. In addition 2 Peacock and ,my first, Speckled Wood butterflies.

Posted April 10th, 2015 at 7:40 pm in Bird News