Tuesday, 17th September 2013

Another day of sea-watching but it was even quieter than Monday, The wind was more westerly today but not really strong enough to blow much into the Bay. Four Leach`s Petrels went out past the scar in the first 30 mins of light and two more came across the bay during the morning.
 Leach's Storm-petrel

3 Shelducks east, 16 Common Scoters west, 2 Manx Shearwaters west & 1 east, 6 Leach`s Petrels west, 3 Gannets west, 4 Red-throated Divers west, 8 Kittiwakes west, 30 Sandwich Terns west, 1 Arctic Tern west, 2 Common Terns west, 1 Guillemot west and 1 Auk sp. west.
 Leach's Storm-petrel

Visible Migration:
70 Pink-footed Geese south and 2 Meadow Pipits south.

Grounded Migrants
1 Wheatear and 1 Chiffchaff.

32 Wigeons, 54 Ringed Plovers, 85 Sanderlings, 17 Dunlins, 1 Little Stint, 6 Bar-tailed Godwits, 1 Med. Gull and 1 Kingfisher.
 Bar-tailed Godwits

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