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Monday, 30 November 2009

Dark-rumped Petrel off St Ives Island

A 'dark-rumped' petrel was found in near gale force NNW winds in St Ives Bay (Cornwall) just after noon and got pushed back into the bay. It was possibly a Swinhoe's Storm Petrel. A single Leach's Petrel was also seen (Royston Wilkins)