Felixstowe-Vlaardingen

Sightings Archives: June 2009

Marinelife Survey Report: Felixstowe-Vlaardingen 29 - 30 June 2009

Posted 01 July 2009

Michael Bamford, Suzie Opacic, Marinelife Research Surveyors

Common Dolphin Delphinus delphis 4

Gannet Morus bassanus 4
Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo 5
Herring Gull Larus argentatus 6
Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus 120
Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus 3
Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla 1
Little Tern Sterna albifrons 3
Common Tern Sterna hirundo 1

It is interesting to note Common Dolphin in this area of the North Sea. Refer also to a recent sighting of a Common Dolphin superpod in the Moray Firth and the distribution on the Seawatch website.