Friday, 15 June 2012

Thurlestone Bay

One of the best mornings sea watching for a while and dry !Wind SSW 7/8 then after 10.30 SW 8 gusting 9 at times. Sat on the tip of Warren Pt from 07.30 to 12.15 . All birds flying east with some good viz and stormy seas . Totals were :-

Gannet 295, Fulmar 22, Kittiwake 11, Common Tern 12, Sandwich Tern 1 , Bonxie 2 ( together .) Arctic Skua 3 and a Pomarine Skua ( also together ).1 Puffin , 6 Guillemot, 2 Balearic Shearwater and  2 Manx Shearwater.

Went back down late pm - only a few Gannet and lots of glare.