Tuesday, September 25, 2012


I was out on Kilcummin Head late this evening where there was a gale force Northerly wind but a steady movement of seabirds through the sea spray.  For my troubles I had;

1 juvenile Sabine's Gull
1 Red-throated Diver
1 Great Northern Diver
50 Fulmars
9 Sooty Shearwaters
40 Manx Shearwaters
5-600 Gannets
800 Guillemots with small numbers of Razorbills mixed within
300 Kittiwakes
22 Great Skuas (Bonxies)
6 Arctic Skuas
1 juvenile Long-tailed Skua
1 juvenile Little Gull
1 Dunlin
3 Knot

 Bonxie © John N Murphy
 Fulmar © John N Murphy
Immature Great Black-backed Gull © John N Murphy

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