The seawatching was good today with 1-2 great shearwaters, 25 balearic shearwaters, 1 sabine's gull, 1 grey phalarope, 25 sooty shearwaters, 2 pomarine skua, 20 bonxies, 1 arctic tern and 30+ storm petrels seen off Galley.
Thursday, August 31, 2006
Wednesday, August 30, 2006
Sunday, August 27, 2006
Friday, August 25, 2006
Wednesday, August 23, 2006
Two balearic shearwaters, 3 sooty shearwaters, 1 arctic skua, 1 bonxie and a black guillemot seen this morning in flat calm conditions. A green sandpiper was also seen coming in off the sea, with another seen at Clogheen Marsh. Two fin whales also seen off Galley.
This evening a probable cory's shearwater, 1 balearic shearwater, 2 sooty shearwaters, 1 bonxie and 1 arctic skua were seen.
Tuesday, August 22, 2006
Monday, August 21, 2006
A fea's petrel was seen off Galley early this morning in almost flat calm conditions. An adult sabine's gull and 3 sooty shearwaters were seen later in the morning. A couple of willow warblers was the mig "highlight".
A great shearwater, 5 balearic shearwaters, a few sooty shearwaters, 1 pomarine skua, a few bonxies and 1 arctic skua were seen off Galley this evening.