Wednesday, June 28, 2006

slight skua movement

Two arctic skuas and 4 puffins off Galley this evening were new for the patch year list (102), with 2 bonxies, 1 storm petrel and a sooty shearwater also heading west.

ton up!

Quiet again off Galley this evening with plenty of manx shearwaters and 6 storm petrels bringing up triple figures for the patch year list (100).

Saturday, June 24, 2006

peaked too soon

Seawatching quietened down again this evening with only 1 storm petrel off Galley. A male ruff was at Timoleague this afternoon.

Thursday, June 22, 2006

early sab's

Seawatching picked up this evening at Galley with an adult sabine's gull, sooty shearwater, black guillemot and 3 storm petrels.

Tuesday, June 20, 2006

nuffin but puffins

An early cory's shearwater was seen off Ballycotton today but a seawatch off Galley this evening produced only a few puffins.