Thursday 15th September.
Before starting work I had an hour seawatch with Dan near the Bathing House. A mod NW 4 was blowing but it was generally fine with an odd shower.
At 06.42 a distant Great Shearwater came in to view, we both got on it at exactly the same time. It hugged the swell shearing back and forth over the waves.
Along with the Great were 58 Manx Shearwater, 9 Sooty Shearwater, 11 Red throated Divers, 2 Arctic Skua, 12 Wigeon, 70 Pink footed Geese and a close Merlin past the point.
After work a short stint at Cullernose had -
3 Red throated Divers, 2 Brent Geese, 11 Lesser black backed Gulls, 2 Arctic Skuas, 50 Sandwich Tern, 18 Teal, 2 Puffin, 10 Sooty Shearwaters, 12 Manx Shearwaters, 1 ad Roseate Tern, 1 fs Little Gull, 1 sum plum Grey Plover.