Saturday, 3 September 2011

Prawle

Seawatch from 7am (with Frank Skampton) till 8am ; then on my own till Frank returned at 9.45 and on till 10.30am in SW wind 3-4 ; mist coming and going :

2 x Poms ; 8 x Arctic Skuas and 1 x Bonxie; 5 x Balearic Sh with 178 Manxies going west.

At 9.20am Black Tern close west; 104 Kittiwakes west; and 3 x common scoter west; c.100 Gannets both east and west.
On land 1 x wheatear; blackcap fem ,1 x spotted fly and sev phlloscs plus smattering of hirundines.
At Stallions bite,Pig's nose, saw my first treecreeper for c 15 years ! Plus spotted fly, whitethroat, 2 x blackcaps, 4 x (yellowy) willows and 3 x chiffs.But no wryneck ! 
[from Tony Marchese]