21st December 2014 903 Guillemots on survey ledges

Strong blustery winds, occasional drizzly showers.

Stma 08h25 (190) difficult to count

08h40 StPh (21)117.0
08h50 GrFa 14.(12)169.44

09h10 E14 3,(28b,38b).27b,(2Gbb arrived on G0).20b then 11.15 then 2.9.20.8.0.0.0

E11 121 09h15
E9 22
E3 58

09h16 birds returning in flurries to E14G1, landing with wings raised and neck stretched upwards.
Pair greetings, some matings, some jostling to get to the right position on the ledge,


Guillemot pre-breeding attendance

  • Section E (Jenny's Cove) 09h10, 369
    • E3: 58
    • E9: 22
    • E11: 121
    • E14: 168
      • G0, 3
      • G1, 66bb
      • G2a, 27b
      • G2b, 20bb then 15 birds after 2 Great Black-back Gulls landed on G0
      • G2c, 15 then 2 birds after 2 Great Black-back Gulls landed on G0
      • G2d, 0
      • G3, 9
      • G4, 20
      • G5, 8
      • G6, 0
      • G7, 0
      • G8, 0
  • Section F 534
    • F4(St Philip's Stone): 08h40, 117
      • G2, 117 (of which 21 on breeding survey ledge)
      • G3, 0
    • F6(Grand Falls Zawn): 08h50, 227
      • G1, 14
      • G2, 169 (of which 12 on upper breeding survey ledge)
      • G3, 44
    • F12(St Mark's Stone): 08h25, (190)

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