Balearic Shearwater

Puffinus mauretanicus

Very rare passage migrant.

BOU Name
Balearic Shearwater
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Most Recent Records recorded via website

Name Date SiteName Observer Num Notes
Balearic Shearwater 13 Sep 2016 Colne Pt Chris Balchin 1 Flew up coast passed Colne Point at 07:50. All dark shearwater (not black) flying in an almost straight line. No shearing just little banks. Long glides, interspersed with 4 or five lazy flaps. Always close to the water.
Balearic Shearwater 27 Aug 2016 Frinton-on-Sea Paul Brayshaw 1 south @ 0836
Balearic Shearwater 26 Aug 2015 Frinton-on-Sea Paul Brayshaw 1 @ 0701, mid range moving south quite quickly
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