Great Shearwater (Greater Shearwater) Puffinus gravis

Though regular in the SW of Britain this species is extremely rare in Norfolk. This obliging individual was the highlight on a pelagic boat trip from the Isles of Scilly.

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Great Shearwater, MV Sapphire pelagic trip (Scilly, UK), 8th August 2010

 

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Great Shearwater, MV Sapphire pelagic trip (Scilly, UK), 12th August 2012