Six members of DSAC enjoyed a specimen hunt along the coast of the Isle of Whithorn visiting wrecks and reefs along the way.
Monday 9th June
The calm sea conditions provided an opportunity to travel down to the marks around Burrowhead.
Pollock were attracted to shrimp rigs close to the tide race – all returned, a few mackerel were hooked off the Isle of Whithorn before the anglers returned to enjoy a swift pint as they watched the last of the sunset over the harbour.
Isle of Whithorn 7th June
Large numbers of Manx Shearwaters passing along the coast in groups of 20-40 and 150, counted in a raft just offshore.
A few Gannets in various plumage ages flying close the shoreline, also Sandwich Tern, nesting Rock Pipit and Carrion Crow, Oystercatcher showing well on the rocky outcrops close to the harbour.