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Monday, 8 April 2013

Splash Point 8/4/13

A pretty good seawatch this morning, though it was cold with what was probably an ENE wind. I watched between 06.05-10.20 and recorded the following:

Brent Geese - 1115
Pale-bellied Brent Goose - 1
Common Scoter - 575
Velvet Scoter - 5
Red-throated Diver - 55
Black-throated Diver - 2 (both s/p - 1 showed well on sea)
Arctic Skua - 3
Sandwich Tern - 50+ (wasn't really counting as several were lurking in the bay)
Common Tern - 5
Slavonian Grebe - 1 west
Shoveler - 64
Pintail - 48
Teal - 33
Mallard - 12
Wigeon - 8
Gadwall - 5
Shelduck - 8
Tufted Duck - 5
Red-breasted Merganser - 6
Mediterranean Gull - 5
Bar-tailed Godwit - 1
Ringed Plover - 1
Dunlin - 5
Auks - 235+ (mostly Razorbills)
Shag - 1 offshore

Birds seen flying in off the sea included:

Swallow - 3
Mistle Thrush - 1


Brent Geese

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