Tuesday, 13 March 2018

Strumble Diary 13/03/2018

A good start to the session today. Holly and two of our volunteers were already there and shortly after we arrived (brother Mike and myself)  a group of ten or more gannets were spotted circling and diving some two miles to the NW. Some excellent observation by Holly saw that they were flying over a small pod of Common Dolphin which was confirmed by subsequent images taken as they broke surface. In contrast to yesterday the tide race was slow to form and a lot weaker also. This translated into less porpoise also. An observation today was that the porps in attendance were a lot smaller than usual or so it seemed to us anyway. It's good to see the Gannets back in increasing numbers too as I love to watch them diving and swooping over the water.