Friday, 13 April 2012

The view from Black Head in St. Austell Bay looking west towards Mevagissey. This is a great place for bird watching, very quiet and with extensive views over St. Austell Bay to the east and west. Today started bright and then deteriorated until by midday we had rain. Birds seen were 2 Red-necked Grebes, 4 Gt. Northern Divers, 10 Black-throated Divers, 12 Common Scoter, a pair of Kestrels passing a rodent  in flight, 2 Fulmars and at least 24 occupied Shag nests. On land were Chiffchaff, Stonechat and Linnets.

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