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Stone Jetty

Posted by Nick Godden 
Stone Jetty
May 27, 2019 09:57AM
6:10-9:20 on the falling tide

Black-throated diver 2 flew in together at 7:05 landing on the sea to the north of the Jetty. One in breeding plumage. Ten minutes later they then flew briefly out to the far Kent channel as the tide drifted them back out.
Fulmar 1
Manx shearwater 32
Gannet 42
Guillemot 27
Razorbill 6
Auk sp 72
Skua sp 1 out distantly
Kittiwake 2
Great crested grebe 2
Red-breasted merganser 3
Common scoter 22
Eider 15
Re: Stone Jetty
May 27, 2019 12:55PM
Distant dross, mainly presumed Raz/Guill whirring along plus presumed Manx breaking the horizon made for a messy seawatch off Heysham 0730-1000. More Manx, less confirmed auks than SJ and too late for the divers! Much prefer Tern-based easterly wind seawatching
Re: Stone Jetty
May 27, 2019 02:25PM
According to RBA, the Bk t divers still present in low tide channel looking towards Humphrey Head early afternoon
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