Seawatching – Thursday 11th September 2008

Todays seawatching produced extreme numbers of Grey Phalaropes, including up to one hundred birds on the sea at Sennen Cove. Highlights elsewhere include:

PorthgwarraGrey Phalarope (3), Balearic Shearwater (3), Sooty Shearwater (11), probable Cory’s Shearwater, Pom Skua (7), Arctic Skua (21) and Storm Petrel (2) (Seawatch SW)

SennenGrey Phalarope (c100) reported off Cowloe this evening. Also Balearic Shearwater, Sooty Shearwater (14), Storm Petrel (6), Great Skua (5), Arctic Skua and Black Tern (4)

St Agnes HeadLeach’s Petrel flew past at 16.30hrs. Also Balearic Shearwater, Sooty Shearwater (2) and Brent Goose (9)

PendeenGrey Phalarope (60+), Leach’s Petrel, SABINES GULL (2), Sooty Shearwater (45) and Great skua (10)

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