Monday 24 July 2023

Monday 24th July

30 Greylag Geese, two Oystercatcher, one Ruff, three Greenshank, six Redshank, one Common Sandpiper, three Little Egret and a Marsh Harrier were at Potter Brompton Carr this morning. The highlight of an eventful sea watch at Long Nab this morning was a Balearic Shearwater passing north at 0946hrs. Other sightings north included one Velvet Scoter, a second calendar year Little Gull, two Arctic Skua, one Great Skua, one Whimbrel, 131 Manx Shearwater, one Puffin, 54 Sandwich Tern (1 S) and two Arctic Tern. an adult Mediterranean Gull flew south. Two adult Little Gulls flew north off Hundale Point this afternoon and 31 Oystercatchers flew high north off Marine Drive.

Adult and juvenile Guillemot off Marine Dive by Phil Bennett.

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