Friday, 29 July 2016

 Feeding frenzy of c500 Herring Gulls, c200 Black-headed Gulls, with smaller numbers of Gannets, Common and Sandwich Terns, 6 Black Terns, 2+Yellow-legged Gulls and c10 Harbour Porpoises all feasting on presumed  Whitebait shoals moving along the colour change.
14.00-17.05 from the fishing boats joined by MH, AJG, OL & DW.
Common Scoter: 1E    7W
Fulmar: 1W
Manx Shearwater: 1W
Gannet: c100 o/s
Cormorant: 17 around
Arctic Skua: 1W
Mediterranean Gull: 1 Juvenile around
Yellow-legged Gull: 2+ Juveniles around
Herring Gulls: 500+ at Whitebait feeding frenzy
Kittiwake: 27W
Black Tern: 6 o/s
Common Tern: 108W
Sandwich Tern: 28W
Grey Seal: 3
Harbour Porpoise: 10+
 Juvenile Yellow-legged Gull
 Juvenile Common Tern
 Grey Seals
A very impressive Dutch Clipper

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