English Channel

Yesterday out on a fishing boat 30nm SSE of Start Point. c200 gulls mostly Lesser Black-backed, 8 Common Terns, 30+Fulmars, 20 European Storm-petrels (many now in active moult giving a different wing shape!), 3 Bonxies and a Balearic Shearwater.

One of the new features of the new Devon Bird News is photos have a zoomable feature, click any of these to see a larger version with the bird named.

Balearic ShearwaterBalearic ShearwaterBalearic ShearwaterBalearic ShearwaterEuropean Storm-petrel in wing moultFulmarLesser Black-backed GullGreat Skua

 

Posted August 22nd, 2012 at 11:26 am by Mark Darlaston in Bird News