African Skimmer Cameroon Apr 2018

27 September, 2011

   Monday 26th Sept
At Climping this morning a small movement of Gannets, 18 Brent Geese, and several of Sandwich and Common Tern, plus ca.1000 Swallows streaming out SW all morning. Bird of the day though was a dark juv Pomarine Skua which came in from way out to follow the coastline W; it's flight action, diagnostic double white underprimary flash and lack of any warmer brown plumage tones finally clinching its ID. On land a Lesser Whitethroat and a few Siskins amongst the commoner migrants.