Wednesday, 18 April 2012

Thurlestone Bay

Sea watched from 08.30 -12.30 ,had to leave the car park couln't put the scope up and the car was rocking . Sheltered from the NW 7/8 ( gusting 9 in the squalls) but not the heavy showers.

Totals recorded were - 320 Gannet, 74 Fulmar, 57 Manx Shearwater, 2 Great Skua, 5 Sandwich Tern, 2 Common Tern, 8 Razorbill, 4 Auk sp.

Migrants restricted to 10 Swallow and 2 Sedge Warbler on Thurlestone marsh.

Gannet total highest of the year , Fulmar total is a site record for me