Friday 11 August 2017

Tuesday 8th August 2017

The only news today came from Long Nab where there were two observation periods, 07.15 – 11.20 and then again from 18.45 – 20.05. The morning session produced 24 Teal, an Eider, 689 Common Scoter, 24 Fulmars, 2 Manx Shearwaters, a Curlew, 2 Dunlin, 518 Kittiwake, a Common Tern and an Arctic Skua and then in the evening everything was going north 8 Manx Shearwater, a Balearic Shearwater, a Bar-tailed Godwit, 7 Arctic Terns and 20 ‘Comic’ Terns.

A gathering of 63 Swifts over Valley Road this evening was also noteworthy and strongly suspected to be none local birds.

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