Felixstowe-Vlaardingen

Sightings Archives: March 2011

Marinelife Survey Report: Felixstowe-Vlaardingen 'Tor Sueica' 29 March 2011

Posted 30 March 2011

Sean Minns, Julie Flanagan, MARINElife Research Surveyors
Weather: SSE-ENE 1-2

Harbour Porpoise Phocoena phocoena 15 

Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis 9
Gannet Morus bassanus 33
Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo 6
Red-throated Diver Gavia stellata 9
Black-throated Diver Gavia arctica 1
Common Gull Larus canus 17
Herring Gull Larus argentatus 18
Yellow-legged Gull Larus michahellis 1
Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus 21
Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus 37
Little Gull Larus minutus 29
Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla 24
Sandwich Tern Sterna sandvicensis 17
Guillemot Uria aalge 38
Razorbill Alca torda 2
Woodpigeon Columba palumbus 1
Feral Pigeon Columba livia 1
White/Pied Wagtail Motacilla alba/yarrellii 1
Unidentified Diver species 2 (probable Red-throated)
Unidentified Auk species 29
Unidentified Large Gull species 34
Unidentified Black-backed Gull species 14
Unidentified Gull species 5
Unidentified Tern species 1
Unidentified Wader species 3 (possible Sanderling)
Unidentified Finch species 5

Gadwall Anas strepera 147
Mute Swan Cygnus olor 52
Wigeon Anas penelope 13
Teal Anas crecca 13
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos 9
Egyptian Goose Alopochen aegyptiacus 5
Greylag Goose Anser anser 5
Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo 43
Great crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus 6
Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis 1
Common Coot Fulica atra 7
Redshank Tringa totanus 3
Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus 2
Turnstone Arenaria interpres 1
Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus 34+
Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus 81+
Common Gull Larus canus 67+
Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus 75+
Herring Gull Larus argentatus 133+
Blackbird Turdus merula 1
Jackdaw Corvus monedula 1
Magpie Pica pica 3
Woodpigeon Columba palumbus 1
Carrion Crow Corvus corone 6
Unidentified Duck species 9
Unidentified large Wader species 1
Unidentified Black-backed Gull species 8
Unidentified Large Gull species 16

Marinelife Survey Report: Felixstowe-Vlaardingen 'Tor Suecia' 1 March 2011

Posted 02 March 2011

Mike Bamford, Amy Tinson, Marinelife Research Surveyors

Harbour Porpoise Phocoena phocoena 6

Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis 2
Gannet Morus bassanus 44
Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo 11
Common Scoter Melanitta nigra 3
Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus 70
Common Gull Larus canus 32
Herring Gull Larus argentatus 133
Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus 35
Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus 32
Little Gull Larus minutus 1
Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla 128
Guillemot Uria aalge 37
Razorbill Alca torda 16
Auk Sp. 15
Large Gull Sp. 501

Red-throated Diver Gavia stellata 13
Great Northern Diver Gavia immer 1
Diver Sp. 5
Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus 2
Mute Swan Cygnus olor 2
Greylag Goose Anser anser 2
Brent Goose Branta bernicla 18
Goose Sp. 1
Gadwall Anas strepera 91
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos 2
Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus 1
Common Coot Fulica atra 1
Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus 2
Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos 1
Sky Lark Alauda arvensis 1
Carrion Crow Corvus corone 2
Common Starling Sturnus vulgaris 1