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Stone Jetty

Posted by Nick Godden 
Stone Jetty
May 10, 2019 07:06AM
Really good this morning so far

Roseate tern 1 in at 7.12
Black tern 7 in at 7.15
Little tern 1 in at 6.55
Arctic tern c. 300
Common tern 4
Arctic skua 7 in
Re: Stone Jetty
May 10, 2019 02:46PM
Final totals for me 6:00-7:50 and 8:30-15:15, quite a lot of overlap with Heysham of course

Arctic tern 2246
Common tern 12
Black tern 10
Little tern 1
Roseate tern 1
Sandwich tern 3
Pomarine skua 2
Arctic skua 15
Kittiwake 146
Common scoter 2

Swallow 35N
Meadow pipit 2N
Bar-tailed godwit 18
Whimbrel 16
Re: Stone Jetty
May 10, 2019 02:59PM
The combined Arctic Tern total of non-duplicated birds between Heysham and the Stone Jetty plus Heyshsm skeer was 2910, also 65 Black Tern - a lot including flock of 28 went in during the heavy rain early am, 19 Arctic and two Pomarine Skua, one adult Hobby. By far the best birding of the year so far!

A little Tern, a Roseate Tern and the two Poms were seen from the SJ only. The Hobby and majority of the Black Tern were in three flocks (one mixed with Arctic) when Nick was on a break

Worth checking this evening - all three observers have now left - definite chance to add to the tally especially if any more rain materialises

Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 10/05/2019 03:33PM by pete marsh.
Re: Stone Jetty
May 10, 2019 06:31PM
5.15pm. Jenny Brown's Point
Flock of 30 Arctic Tern into the bay and heading inland toward Leighton Moss. Lost view from there but probably continued (didn't see them come out.).

Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 10/05/2019 06:33PM by tomwalkington.
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