Wednesday, 13 September 2017

Another seawatch

New Quay fish factory 7:15 - 13:15.  Highlights of the six-hour session were two Leach's Petrels early on followed later by two Storm Petrels.
I was quite surprised that only two skuas passed by; one Arctic and one Bonxie.  Only a very light passage of Gannets, Kittiwakes and Manx Shearwaters, but a total of 40 Sandwich Terns (plus three commics) almost matched the Kitties.
Otherwise a few auks of both species, four Fulmars and more surprising, four Wigeon resting on the sea.