Saturday 12th August 2017 IoS Bird Sightings

At sea – The daytime pelagic trip continued to produce the birds with counts of  1 Wilson’s Storm-petrel, 30+ European Storm-petrels, 150+ Cory’s, 90+ Great, 50+ Sooty &3000+ Manx Shearwater and 13 Great Skuas. Seen in the water were a Minke Whale, 6 Short-beaked Common Dolphins, 3 Ocean Sunfish and 12 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna. 3 Blue Sharks were also caught, tagged and released.