Seawatching – Wednesday 13th August 2008

Todays seawatching highlights from Cornish headlands include:

St Ives Island*YELKOUAN SHEARWATER* flew west mid afternoon. Also Great Shearwater (5), Cory’s Shearwater (1), Sooty Shearwater (9), Balearic Shearwater (33), Roseate Tern (ad), ‘Comic’ Tern (170+), Arctic Skua (14), Great Skua (4) and Storm Petrel (20+) (Thanks B.Mellow et al)

Pendeen (0600 – 17.30hrs) – *YELKOUAN SHEARWATER* (1) flew past mid morning. Also Great Shearwater (11), Cory’s Shearwater (16), Sooty Shearwater (30), Balearic Shearwater (27), Arctic Skua (28), Great Skua (7). (Thanks S.Rogers et al)

PorthgwarraGreat Skua (9), Cory’s Shearwater (2), Pomarine Skua (1), Arctic Skua (1), Balearic Shearwater (7), Sooty Shearwater (3) and Storm Petrel (15).

The Lizard (18.35 – 19.20hrs) – Cory’s Shearwater (12) and Balearic Shearwater (1)

Looe (08.00 – 10.00) – Sooty Shearwater (4) flew west.

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