MARINElife Survey Report: Felixstowe-Vlaardingen 'Tor Britannia' 19 April 2011

Michael Bamford, Debbie Ping, MARINElife Research Surveyors
Weather: SE 3-4, bright and hazy

Harbour Porpoise Phocoena phocoena 2

Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis 3
Gannet Morus bassanus 20
Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo 147
Common Scoter Melanitta nigra 33
Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus 9
Common Gull Larus canus 3
Herring Gull Larus argentatus 689
Yellow-legged Gull Larus michahellis 1
Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus 198
Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus 4
Little Gull Larus minutus 498 (three large flocks loafing on water - two near Dutch coast, one smaller flock mid North Sea)
Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla 3
Sandwich Tern Sterna sandvicensis 22
Common Tern Sterna hirundo 16
'Commic' Tern Sterna hirundo/paradisaea 38
Guillemot Uria aalge 5
Great-crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus 2
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea 2
Mute Swan Cygnus olor 71
Greylag Goose Anser anser 4
Egyptian Goose Alopochen aegyptiacus 2
Gadwall Anas strepera 33
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos 1
Oystercatcher Haematopus longirostris 1
Coot Fulica atra 1
Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus 1 (1w/1s) seen by DP only
Unidentified large Gull species 1530
Unidentified Diver species 1
Unidentified Skua species 1