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.

Dorset, Portland Bill, Shambles Bank
3 Sooty Shearwater at Shambles Bank at 13:00hrs. Sighting reported by Chris Caines, Skipper of Tiger Lily, Weymouth.

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.

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