Wednesday, 23 July 2008

23rd July

Seawatching highlights throughout the day included an adult pomarine skua, a leach's petrel, 6 sooty shearwater and 19 manx shearwater. A single sand martin remained, being seen with 34 swallows at Westness, but new in was a female kestrel at Parkhouse. Sanderling numbers had increased somewhat with a collective total of 143. With other notable waders being a black-tailed godwit at Garso and 2 whimbrel.

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