Monday, 24 October 2011

Berry Head

Seawatch 07:45-17:45: 64 Pomarine Skuas (all juvs), 21 Arctic Skuas, 43 Bonxies, 5 Pom/Arctic, Balearic Shearwater, Red-throated Diver, 2 Red-breasted Mergansers, 2 Mediterranean Gulls (1w), 7 Common Gulls, Brent Goose (heading N). Most skuas came through in the morning before the rain and gale force SE wind arrived, then a few more late afternoon after the rain cleared. Also eastern-type Chiffchaff at end of headland.