Wednesday 26 August 2020

Wednesday 26th August

Highlights passing Marine Drive throughout the morning were 11 Long-tailed Skuas (10 of them heading south), 2 Black Terns, 82 Arctic Skuas (81 of them south), 29 Bonxies south, 10 Sooty Shearwaters north, and a Velvet Scoter north. The main highlights of a 14 hour watch from Long Nab were a Balearic Shearwater, 32 Sooty Shearwaters, a Goldeneye, a Ruff, a Little Gull, 17 Long-tailed Skuas, 97 Arctic Skuas, 43 Great Skuas and 9 pale-bellied Brent Geese. 2 Kingfishers were seen at the Open Air Theatre Lake, and in Jackson's Bay there were 6 Sanderling, 3 Bar-tailed Godwits and a Ringed Plover.

Full count from Long Nab here:

Little Egret - Alison Tubbs

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