Saturday, July 29, 2006

more cory's

A sunny seawatch this morning produced 2 great shearwaters, 8 cory's shearwaters, 10 sooty shearwaters, 3 bonxies and a few puffins. By the afternoon numbers of cory's shearwaters had reached c.140 per hour, and a 2 hour evening seawatch recorded a further 92 cory's, with 5 great shearwaters, 2 balearic shearwaters, 13 sooty shearwaters, 2 pomarine skuas, 2 storm petrels, 5 arctic skuas and a bonxie.  Day totals for cory's ranged between 750 and 900.

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