Poole-Santander

Sightings Archives: June 2011

MARINElife Survey Report: Poole-Santander 'Cotentin' 18 - 23 June 2011

Posted 23 June 2011

Adrian Shephard and James Darke, MARINElife Research Surveyors
Weather: Southbound WSW-W 2-5 with heavy swells. Northbound W-SW 1-5 with moderate swells.

Cuvier's Beaked Whale Ziphius cavirostris 1
Long-finned Pilot Whale Globicephala melas 12
Bottlenose Dolphin Tursiops truncatus 2
Short-beaked Common Dolphin Delphinus delphis 215
Striped Dolphin Stenella coeruleoalba 17
Harbour Porpoise Phocoena phocoena 3
Unidentified Dolphin Species 15
Unidentified Small Whale Species 1

Ocean Sunfish Mola mola 2
Unidentified Shark Species 2

Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis 73
Manx Shearwater Puffinus puffinus 38
Cory's Shearwater Calonectris diomedea 4
European Storm Petrel Hydrobates pelagicus 3
Gannet Morus bassanus 751
Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla 2
Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus 56
Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus 36
Great Skua Stercorarius skua 2
Sandwich Tern Sterna sandvicensis 2
'Commic Tern' Sterna hirundo/paradisaea 2
Common Scoter Melanitta nigra 3
Guillemot Uria aalge 7
Unidentified large gull species 1
Unidentified Shearwater species 1

Racing Pigeon Columba livia 5