First Storm Petrel of the season

21st June 2009 - overcast/showers NW3/2
The first Storm Petrel of the year was the highlight of early morning observations (0730-0830) which were otherwise limited to just a few Sandwich Tern, Gannet, Common Scoter and Guillemot. The ebbing tide produced a feeding flock of 60 Arctic Tern, 14 Little Tern and 10 Sandwich Tern.
Wildfowl and Waders
The summering female Velvet Scoter remains in residence.
Velvet Scoter