Tuesday, 21 October 2014

Strumble Head 21st October. ( Totals )

Time: 07.30 - 17.15
Weather: Bright at times, generally cloudy
Wind: NW 7

Common Scoter - 27 ( 23 Males )
Teal - 5
Wigeon - 15
Pintail - 15
Fulmar - 4
Sooty Shearwater - 1
Storm Petrel - 2
Leach's Petrel - 4
Golden plover - 3
Grey plover - 1
Grey Phalarope - 5
Pomarine Skua - 36 ( 13 Pale,1 Dark, 22 Juvs )
Arctic Skua - 50 ( 34 Pale, 14 Dark, 2 Juv )
Long Tailed Skua - 7 ( All Juvs )
Bonxie - 100
Sabines Gull - 2 ( Juvs )
Little Gull - 9 ( 2 Ad,  7 1st w )
Mediterranean Gull - 3 ( Ad, 1st w , 2nd w )
Arctic Tern - 1
Commic Tern - 4


Quite a few Manx through today.






Risso's Dolphin - 2


Many Obsevers, Many thanks to all those involved  on such a GREAT DAY !









Monday, 20 October 2014

Strumble Head 20th October.

Time: 07.45 - 11.45
Weather: Cloudy with rain showers
Wind: W 5/6


Common Scoter - 12 ( 11 Males )
Red Throated Diver - 1
Great Northern Diver - 2
Fulmar - 1
Manx Shearwater - 11
Balearic Shearwater - 1
Arctic Skua - 3 ( 2 Dark, 1 Pale )
Bonxie - 14
Little Gull - 1 ( Ad )
Mediterranean Gull - 4 ( 1 Ad, 3 1st w )


Risso's Dolphin - 3
Porpoises showing well at times.


Very tame Snow Bunting feeding by road between Cattle Grid & Lookout.


A.Rogers, R.Davies, C.Grayell.

Sunday, 19 October 2014

Strumble Head 19th October.

Time: 07.30 - 13.00
Wind:Strong SW then SSW


Common Scoter - 20 ( 14 Males )
Red Throated Diver - 1
Sooty Shearwater - 1
Manx Shearwater - 8
Balearic Shearwater - 3
Leach's Petrel - 1
Pomarine Skua - 1 ( Juv )
Arctic Skua - 1 ( Dark )
Bonxie - 2
Mediterranean Gull - 1 ( 1stw )


Some Swallows & Starlings in off sea.


Many Thanks to Chris Grayell for the info.

Saturday, 18 October 2014

Strumble Head 18th October.

Time: 08.45 - 11.45
Weather: Overcast
Wind: SW 4/5


Common Scoter - 4 ( All Males )
Manx Shearwater - 2
Balearic Shearwater - 1
Pomarine Skua - 1 ( Adult Winter )
Mediterranean Gull - 1 ( Adult )
Commic Tern - 1


Risso's Dolphin - 1
Porpoise showing on & off. 

Wednesday, 15 October 2014

Redwings

Two flocks and several single Redwing flew over at Llanychaer this morning  over 50+ birds in total.

Sunday, 12 October 2014

Strumble 11th October

Wind SSW 2-3
vis good
1030 - 1600
Red-throated Diver 1
Scoter 3 (1 f)
Whooper Swan 4 in off sea
Arctic Skua 1 DP
Swallow 8 in off sea

Friday, 10 October 2014

Strumble

10th October
Wind SSW/4
Vis good
Wigeon 7
Med Gull 1st w
Commic Tern 56 (at least  12 were Common)
Swallow 52 in off sea heading southwards
Leather-backed Turtle