Berry Head seawatch

06:55-18:25: Leach’s Storm-petrel @13:45 (very rare at this site!), 19 European Storm-petrels, 29 Sooty Shearwaters, 75 Balearic Shearwaters, 3 Manx Shearwaters, Pomarine Skua, Pom/Arctic, 122 Arctic Skuas, 17 Bonxies, 12 Sandwich Terns, Arctic Tern (juv), 6 Common Terns, c400 Kitts, 432 Auks, Great Northern Diver. Also light passage of Swallows in front of the heavy rain. Cetaceans: 4+ Harbour Porpoise and distant Common Dolphins.

Some video footage taken by Mike Langman of one of the Sooty Shearwaters catching up with some Balearic Shearwaters here: https://youtu.be/GmhEwaTT75s 

Posted September 30th, 2020 at 8:24 pm by Mark Darlaston in Bird News