Long-tailed Skua brace

10th May 2013 – overcast, rain/drizzle at timesn SW3/4
Morning observations, which provided intermittent periods of reasonable visibility amongst the low cloud and drizzle (0815-0915 & 1030-1130), were highlighted by 2 Long-tailed Skua moving out of the bay at 1115hrs and 2 Great Skua and 3 Arctic Skua amongst 205 Gannet, 200 Manx Shearwater, 84 Sandwich Tern, 33 Guillemot, 14 Razorbill, 8 Red-throated Diver, 7 Kittiwake, 3 Common Scoter and a Fulmar.
Grounded Migrants
Six Wheatear were logged.
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders included 4 Whimbrel.
The moth trap continues to be devoid of life.