Monday, 18 July 2011

Thurlestone Bay

back on the patch today after a day out with Doug Stannard to Pendeen -spent 7hrs with an eye down a scope -great continuous passage of S'waters achieved day records for me of Manx ( 40k )
Fulmar ( 800+) & Stormy P ( 30 )

Bay watched from 09.15-12.00 when viz closed in & rain!- Manx S'water all going west and well offshore -total 542.

Picked up a singl Balearic -east . 1 Bonxie,90 Gannet 7 the surprise of the day a m Tufted Duck -west (only my 2nd record over the sea )

A Whimbrel on the rocks with a Black T Godwit on the marsh at 07.30