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Saturday, 27 October 2012

Superb Sheringham Sea - watch! Saturday 27th Oct


A fantastic 10 hours of sea-watching that will be remembered for an outstanding number of Kittiwake, great views of so many Eider, Little Auk, Puffin & 2 adult Pomarine Skuas. The 2nd bird being a beautiful pale phase with spoons at close range - the yellow hue on the face could be seen!

Brent Goose (Dark-bellied) 100 W 100
Shelduck 12 W 12
Wigeon 50 W 50
Teal 12 W 12
Mallard Present
Eider 70 W 70
Long-tailed Duck 1 landed on the sea with Scoters On Sea 1
Common Scoter 300 On Sea 100,W 200
Red-breasted Merganser 4 W 4
Red-throated Diver 15 On Sea 2,UN 13
Great Northern Diver 1 E 1
Fulmar 2 1 being "Blue" Fulmar E 2
Sooty Shearwater 3 E 3
Manx Shearwater 4 E 4
Gannet 500 UN 500
Cormorant Present
Shag 20 On Sea 10,W 10
Red-necked Grebe 2 W 2
Knot 50 W 50
Curlew Present
Turnstone Present
Arctic Skua 6 W 6
Great Skua 35 E 10,W 25
Kittiwake 1000 E 1000
Black-headed Gull Present
Little Gull 200 E 200
Common Gull Present
Herring Gull Present
Great Black-backed Gull Present
Guillemot Present
Razorbill Present
Little Auk 25 E 18,W 7
Puffin 2 E 2
Short-eared Owl 1 Flew in high off the sea S 1
Skylark 6 In off the sea S 6
Starling 100 W 100
Blackbird 2 In off the sea S 2
Rock Pipit Present



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