Monday 16 July 2012

Amble Marshes: This morning birds included, 1 sum plumage Black-tailed Godwit (colour ringed left leg yellow over white with black lettering, right leg light green over yellow), 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Dunlin, 1 Lapwing, 2 Northern Shoveler, 1 Eurasian Teal, 1 fem Gadwall, 23 Black-headed Gull including 4 juv, 1 adult Med Gull, 25 Common Swift, 29 Sand Martin, 18 House Martin and 32 Barn Swallow. (C Selway)

Porthgwarra: 2 Balearic Shearwater, 4 Pomarine Skua, Great Skua, Puffin, past this morning.

Dinham Flats: Common Gull, 10 Whimbrel, 1 Ringed Plover and a Black-tailed Godwit.(D Julian)

Rumps Point: Several Puffins carrying sand eels, 50+ Manx Shearwater, 30+ Common Dolphin and 2 Ocean Sunfish. (C Selway)

Scillonian Crossing: Wilson’s Storm-Petrel this evening.