Sunday, July 23, 2006
Skogsøy 23 July 2006
The fresh onshore wind that was blowing as I went to bed last night was gone when I rose at dawn. However, having already got up I went out to Skogsøy anyway. Hot, humid and calm conditions meant few birds and great clouds of gnats - not exactly ideal seawatching conditions. First bird to pass was a Green Sandpiper skogsnipe, the first I've had this autumn.
Otherwise just the usual: 40+ Northern Gannet havsule, a few Atlantic Puffin lunde and a Great Skua storjo.
A Collared Dove tyrkedue was an unusual bird at Herdlevær on the way home.
Posted by Jules at 12:41 pm