Tuesday, 28 July 2015

Strumble Head 28th July.

Time: 06.00 - 14.00
Weather: Cloudy then Brightened up.
Wind: NW 5/6


Common Scoter - 19 ( 14 Males )
Dunlin - 10
Whimbrel - 20
Curlew - 1
Pomarine Skua - 4 ( All Pale Phase Immatures, 3 with developed spoons )
Bonxie - 2
Mediterranean Gull - 5 ( 1 adult, 4 Juv )
Sandwich Tern - 4
Arctic Tern - 1 ( Juv )
Puffin - 39


Porpoises showing early on.

Monday, 27 July 2015

Strumble Head 27th July.

Time: 05.30 - 11.55
Wind: W4 increasing to Gale Force 8


Arctic Skua - 1 ( Pale Phase )
Bonxie - 1
Puffin - 20


Many Thanks to Richard Davies for the totals.

Green Sandpipers

2 Green Sandpipers on the pond at Llanychaer this morning

Saturday, 25 July 2015

Goshawk

A juv Goshawk past through Llanychaer being mobbed by several Carrion Crows,it was heading up the Gwaun Valley.

Friday, 24 July 2015

Privet Hawkmoth

A Privet Hawkmoth was a nice find in the garden.
Fishguard Harbour 1 juv and 1 1st summer Mediterranean Gull this morning

Tuesday, 21 July 2015

Strumble Head 21st July.

Time: 06.15 - 08.15
Weather: Overcast
Wind: SW 4 increasing


Puffin - 8


Porpoises showing off & on.


Thought it would be a bit better, but plenty of commoner species.

Sunday, 19 July 2015

Strumble Head (19 Jul 15)

Time: 0515 - 0915
Weather: Heavy rain at first then clear and sunny.
Wind: SW (F7) early then NW (F5)
 
Cory's Shearwater - 1 (0535) - Mid range cutting the corner.
Great Shearwater - 1 (0550) - Long range with Manxies then dropped into feeding flock.
Sooty Shearwater - 1 (0645) - Close tide race.
Mediterranean Gull - 4 (1st sum)
Black Guillemot - 1 (0707)
Common Scoter - 21 (20M, 1F)
Bar Tailed Godwit - 1
Sanderling - 3
Turnstone - 4
Dunlin - 11

Lots of Puffin and Kittiwake.  Only a few Porpoise sightings.