Hastings Spring Bird Migration report 2012

Wednesday 25th April
SSE f7 heavy showers, 8/8ths decreasing and clearing later, moderate to good.
Recording by: AG, MG, SB

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A very good passage of Great skuas recorded, including a loose party of 9 birds and with most travelling in pairs or multiples of pairs;-
Arctic Skua 1 e, Great skua 42 e, Fulmar 19 e 1w, Manx shearwater 3 w, Kittiwake 4 e, Greater black-backed gull 3 e, Common gull 2 e, Sandwich tern 26 e, Gannet 80 e 15 w, Teal 3 e, Common scoter 28 e and 3 on sea later flew w, Dunlin 2 e, Bar-tailed godwit 1 e, Avocet 4 e – passing close but mainly hidden in a great wave trough.

Harbour Arm 15.00 – 17.00
Gannet 12e, 7w. Sandwich Tern 44e, Commic Tern 105e, Black-headed gull 7e, Common gull 3e, Med gull 1e, Great skua 5e, Arctic skua 3e, Red breasted Merganser 2e, Common Scoter 5e.


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