Seawatching to the fore

13th June 2011 – overcast W3/4
Morning observations (0815-0915 & 1100-1230)) produced 4 Puffin along with 475 Manx Shearwater, 145 Gannet, 65 Guillemot, 26 Kittiwake, 18 Sandwich Tern, 11 Common Scoter, 9 Fulmar, 4 Razorbill and 3 Little Tern.
Breeding Birds
The dramatic decline in the island’s Eider breeding population appears to be continuing unabated with very few Eiderlings logged to date.
A Brown Rustic recently attracted to the moth trap would appear to be the first island record for over 30 years.