10th Oct 2013

Strong to gale force northerlies and a dramatically heavy swell made for challenging but ultimately rewarding seawatching today, the highlights being two Leachs’ Storm-petrels, 203 Sooty Shearwaters, eight Pomarine Skuas, two Long-tailed Ducks, three Velvet Scoters, 62 Bonxies and seven Barnacle Geese (MJP, JS, CA, KC, TIC, CM).