Thursday, 30 September 2010
Tuesday, 28 September 2010
Monday, 27 September 2010
22ND SEPTMEBER 2010
21ST SEPTEMBER 2010
20TH SEPTEMBER 2010
Thursday, 23 September 2010
18TH - 20TH SEPTEMBER 2010
Poole - Santander Ferry Survey. Good sea state conditions for most of the trip.
4 Bottlenose Dolphin, 109 Common Dolphin, 63 Harbour Porpoise, 16 definite Cuvier's Beaked Whale and 10 medium-sized Whale species (most likely Cuvier's), 1 Minke Whale, 11 Fin Whale, 6 large Rorqual Whale Species, 9 Dolphin Spp., 7 Fulmar, 2 Manx Shearwater, 7 Sooty Shearwater, 8 Balearic Shearwater, 21 European Storm-petrel, 502 Gannet, 1 Grey Phalarope, 97 Great Skua, 1 Sabine's Gull, 1 Puffin, 10 Auk Spp. Sightings recorded by Simon Hartill & James Darke. You can keep up to date with monthly ferry survey sightings here.
19TH SEPTMEBER 2010
Dorset, Portland Bill, Shambles Bank
3 Sooty Shearwater at Shambles Bank at 13:00hrs. Sighting reported by Chris Caines, Skipper of Tiger Lily, Weymouth.
18TH SEPTMEBER 2010
Devon, Exe Estuary
1 Little Auk seen in the Exe Estuary at 09:00 and in the docks again at 12:30hours. Sighting reported by Jackie Fenton of Tiger Charters, Exmouth.
Tuesday, 14 September 2010
|Black Tern (31/08/10, South of Start Point)|
Thursday, 9 September 2010
Great Skua stayed around the boat for most of the day, 8nm South of Seaton. Sighting reported by John Wallington, skipper of Outcast, Seaton.
Devon, Lyme Bay
Little Tern enoucntered 8nm South of Seaton during an angling trip. Sighting reported by John Wallington, skipper of Outcast, Seaton.
Cornwall, ~5nm ENE of Coverack
The bay is still full of mackerel with plenty of diving Gannet, at 15:45 on the way back to Falmouth, we saw 2 Sooty Shearwater resting on the water and at 16:10 we passed close to a flock of 60-70 Manx Shearwater sitting on the water. Sightings reported by Ken Dodgson, skipper of Leo1, Falmouth.
|Sooty Shearwater, 15-30nm SE of Start Point, Devon 31/08/2010|
|Sooty Shearwater, 31/08/2010|
Monday, 6 September 2010
Cornwall, mouth of Helford River
2 Bottlenose Dolphin encountered at the mouth of the Helford River, just east of Nare Point, at 16:00 hours after a day of angling. Sighting reported by Dan Gardner, skipper of Blue Pointer, Helford.
Cornwall, 1/2 mile East of Manacle Bell
Great Skua flying around the angling boat. Sighting reported by Dan Gardner, skipper of Blue Pointer, Helford.
3 Bottlenose Dolphin observed 4 miles south west of Bishop Rock Lighthouse, Isles of Scilly. Sighting reported by David Paddock, skipper of Capriole, Penzance.
4TH SEPTEMBER 2010
Cornwall, ~6.6nm WSW of Gwennap Head
15 Bottlenose Dolphin encountered at 10:00 hours on transit between Penzance and Isles of Scilly. Sighting reported by David Paddock, skipper of Capriole, Penzance.
Cornwall, 6nm ESE of Coverack
Great Skua observed at 14:00 hours off Coverack. Sighting reported by Dan Gardner, skipper of Blue Pointer, Helford.
Wednesday, 1 September 2010
Cornwall, off Runnel Stone
1 Basking Shark seen off the Runnel Stone. Sighting reported by Nicky Morse, skipper of Viking Charters, Penzance.
MONDAY 30TH AUGUST
|Bottlenose Dolphins, Lyme Bay|
|Bank Holiday Bottlenose Dolphins, Lyme Bay|