Magnolia Warbler - Ohio, May 2017

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Saturday, 29 April 2017

Splash Point 29/4/17

Totals between 04.55 - 19.10 are as follows:

Whimbrel - 53
Common Scoter - 937
Knot - 1 s/p
Grey Plover - 13
Bar-tailed Godwit - 857
Brent Geese - 21
Gannet - 150
Arctic Skua - 29
Great Skua - 33
skua sp. - 2
Pomarine Skua - 2 (singles at 18.10 & 18.52)
Commic Tern - 2815 (most close to identify were Arctic Tern incl. a flock of 120)
Sandwich Tern - 163
Velvet Scoter - 8
Red-throated Diver - 9
Black-throated Diver - 1
Shelduck - 9
Little Tern - 1
Black Tern - 1
Little Gull - 29
Mediterranean Gull - 102
Turnstone - 2
Sanderling - 11
Red-breasted Merganser - 1

After 13 hours of seawatching it was a relief when a Pom finally came through, which was soon followed by a second bird, both showing very well as they flew through close inshore.

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