4TH AUGUST, 2013
Seawatch 09:00-18:30. An amazing '7' shearwater seawatch! In order of magnitude: Barolo Shearwater sw @17:10, Yelkouan Shearwater (@11:55 close in with Manx & Balearic for direct comparison), 2 Great Shearwaters @11:25 & 16:38, Cory's Shearwater @14:45, one large Shearwater sp.(@09:20 prob Cory's as tied in with one at Prawle), 3 Sooty Shearwaters, 255 Balearic Shearwaters, 2414 Manx Shearwaters, 16 Puffins, Pomarine Skua (ad), Arctic Skua, 2 Great Skua, c30 'commic' Terns, juv Yellow-legged Gull and 6 Whimbrel.
Reported by Mark Darlaston.