Tuesday, 28 June 2016

Leaping Shark!

Sea watch this morning from The Point on a mill pond like sea, was greatly enlivened by the fantastic sight of shark sp breaching vertically about 3-4 feet from the sea, this was the first time I have ever seen this.
Great-crested Grebe: 3 around
Gannet: 21E     134W
Cormorant: 23 around
Sandwich Tern: 2E   5W
Black-headed Gull: 17W
Herring Gull: c100 feeding around fishing boat at sea
Great Black Backed Gull: 6 around
Auk sp: 1W
Swift: 6N
Meadow Pipit: 2 on beach
Pied Wagtail: 2 on beach
Linnet: 4N
Harbour Porpoise: 6+
Grey Seal: 2
Shark sp: 1 breached vertically fully clear of the sea 4 times c500mt off shore

 Mid morning at Scotney the Spoonbill was showing well along with several Egyptian Geese, which now seem to be resident at Scotney.


  1. Hi - I hope you don't mind me asking. Where can you park the car if wishing to go to Scotney, can't see on google maps. Many thanks. Richard

    1. I should add I really enjoy reading your Blog every day.

  2. Hi Richard, my appologies for a late reply. You can park just off the main road. inside the entrance to Scotney Farm on the small strip of rough ground in front of the old vehicle wheel wash