Friday, 27 September 2019

Windy conditions today, especially in the morning averaging about 35mph from the south west. Seawatching throughout the day produced: one Balearic Shearwater, one Sooty Shearwater four Pomarine Skuas, five Great Skuas, six Arctic Skuas, 318 Razorbills, 61 Kittiwakes and 37 Manx Shearwaters, Arctic Tern and three Sandwich Terns.
Great Skua past North End Hide - Photo: George Dunbar

Kevin Clements continued cutting back the plantation. At the moment the new plantation has been cut to around seven feet in order to keep it thicker and more productive.

Other birds around include: one Kestrel, one Peregrine, 45 Curlews, 3 Whimbrels, 21 Rock Pipits, one Yellow Wagtail and one Firecrest.






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