Black Guillemot tops seawatch

26th May 2009 - sunny spells W3/4
The windy conditions turned attention to the sea and variety rather than quantity was the order of the day. Observations (0730-0830 & 1145-1245) produced 100 Gannet, 55 Sandwich Tern, 22 Guillemot, 21 Manx Shearwater, 11 Kittiwake, 8 Common Scoter, 4 Fulmar, 3 Common Tern, 2 Arctic Tern, 2 Arctic Skua (dark phase) and a Black Guillemot.
Diurnal Migration
A solitary Collared Dove hurtled in off the sea.
Both Brown Hare and Stoat were logged.