Guianan Cock-of-the-Rock - Guyana 2017

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Tuesday, 2 May 2017

Splash Point - 1/5/17

A shorter seawatch today due to work commitments but still a few highlights to mention, with the best being a superb flock of 18 Eider that flew east close inshore.

Totals between 0520-09.20 are:

Gannet - 90
Arctic Skua - 17
Common Scoter - 75
Pomarine Skua - 13 (incl. a flock of 10 that contained 3 d/p birds)
Grey Plover - 13
Dunlin - 4
Sandwich Tern - 23
Whimbrel - 2
Mediterranean Gull - 16
Hobby - 1 in
Commic Tern - 75
Tufted Duck - 2
Red-breasted Merganser - 3
Brent Geese - 7
Bar-tailed Godwit - 2
Shelduck - 2
Eider - 18
Little Gull - 1
Osprey - 1 probable flew in off. Those at Selsey may have had a better view!!!

 Arctic Skua
superb flock of Eider

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