Storm Petrels

23rd June 2012 – overcast W5/6
A day for checking over the sea with a series of observations through the day producing totals of 230 Gannet, 145 Manx Shearwater, 90 Common Scoter, 26 Fulmar, 26 Kittiwake, 10 Common Tern, 10 Storm Petrel, 9 Guillemot, 3 Razorbill, 3 Sandwich Tern, 2 Great Skua, 2 Arctic Tern and a Little Tern .
Grounded Migrants
A Wheatear was newly arrived.
Wildfowl and Waders
A flock of 34 Black-tailed Godwit were the first hint that waders are already beginning to return.