11th Oct 2013

Bonxie (Mark Pearson)

Bonxie (Mark Pearson)

Another day of strong northerlies, and another day of top quality seawatching. Highlights today (0700-1540) included three Long-tailed Skuas, another Leach’s Storm-petrel, two Balearic Shearwaters, 251 Sooty Shearwaters, 10 Blue Fulmars, five Velvet Scoters and 145 Bonxies (MJP, JS).

Sooty Shearwater (Mark Pearson)

One of today’s 251 Sooty Shearwaters (Mark Pearson)