Tuesday, 6 September 2011

Sea Watching - Berry Head, Brixham

A marathon 12 hour session was rewarded with a new site record for Balearic Shearwater with 304 seen from 0630 to 1830 hrs (previous Devon record 145).  Also a single Great Shearwater close in shore at 8am. Other totals included 744 Manx & 9 Sooty Shearwater, 29 Arctic Skua, 1 Pom, 1 Bonxie, 52 Storm Petrel, 1 Arctic Tern, 16 Common Tern, 1 Sandwich Tern, 2 Common Scoter,  4 Skua sp, 1 Tern sp and 3 Harbour Porpoise.