Tuesday, 6 September 2011


The last hour at Berry Head (17:30-18:30) produced 13 Balearics (including 2 groups of four), 1 Arctic Tern, 1 Arctic Skua, 2 Storm Petrels and 8 Manxies. The Balearic tally thereby breaking 300 with satisfying weight - a fitting end to a superb day. The totals in Bill's post below have been amended accordingly.

Note for Mark Darlaston: Be the envy of your seawatching chums with one of these. Can be had in black...and a bit cheaper ;o)

With thanks to all for the enjoyable company I'll close with a couple of naff shots of our record-breakers:

Three of a group of eight