Friday, 22 April 2011

Prawle seawatch

Seawatch from 06.00 - 13.00 (with Tony Marchese); After a slow start, things picked up nicely during the morning to eventually give quite a varied list of species. Everything east unless stated: 203 Gannets (67 west), 312 Manx Shearwaters (45 west), 2 Velvet Scoters, 20 Common Scoters (1 west), 65 Whimbrel, 3 Bar-tailed Godwits, 2 Black-tailed Godwits, 13 Arctic Skuas, Great Skua, 4 Common Gulls, 64 Kittiwakes, 11 Sandwich Terns, 2 Common Terns, 67 Razorbill/Guillemot (50 west), and 3 Puffins (2 west).