Monday 18 July 2011

18th to 22nd July brief summary

A strong north westerly on 18th brought 2 Storm petrels to the island also 12 Manx shearwaters 5 Kittiwakes and a Fulmar, the petrels being seen in the afternoon (GB,MGT). On 21st an out of season Teal was logged, also a Willow Warbler and a Stonechat (DB). The 22nd produced an adult Pomarine Skua complete with 'spoons' travelling north east from the east gutter along the bank, 2 dark phase Arctic Skuas were also present, while the Stonechat and Willow Warbler were probably the same birds as the day before (DB).
Other observers during this period-AAB,AMC,BSB,GB

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