Max Berlijn was seawatching on the 24th August 2009 between 17.30 and 19.40 at Porto Moniz and kindly sent his sightings:
Great Shearwater - 147 all to the west, some very close by (even the leg colour visible) in waves with little flocks
Arctic Skua - 2 west (pale birds)
Long-tailed Skua - 3 adults all summer plumage, one with tail streamers
Manx Shearwater - 14 all west
Bulwer's Petrel - 2 east.
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