Monday, 9 April 2018

Strumble Diary 09/04/2018

An excellent session today, in fact almost an identical one to yesterday as far as general observations and timing were concerned. The same slow but steady start with a good number of porpoise showing from the west through an arc to the north east. A large group seemed to be feeding way out over the bias bank with several gannets and many gulls in attendance. As yesterday when the tide race formed very late in the tide a large group of porpoise moved in and started feeding vigorously. The main difference today though was the way they set about feeding with two or three distinct groups of up to seven animals foraging in tight formation rather than splitting up as they might normally do. All together between those that came in close and the distant but frequently sighted earlier porps I'd estimate a total of between 40-50 through the session.