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Check this out. This is from my friend and all round amazing angler Richard Squid Steel (winner of the countryfile calander picture In Flight Meal)

Every year there is a spectacular seabird event in mid Wales that very few people know about. Manx Shearwaters congregate in ~~~~~ Bay during mid-August and this year's numbers have been spectacular. Despite putting the word out only four birders have witnessed the event up to now!
An estimated 50,000+ Manx Shearwaters feed in he bay with many feeding in the surf only yards from the beach. This year 15+ Balearic Shearwaters, 2 Sooty Shearwaters, 200+ Gannet, Great Skua, Sandwuch, Common and Arctic Terns, Auks, Cormornats, Gulls, Fulmars and Ocean Sunfish were present.

The videos below show a snippet of the action on a short stretch of the beach at #####. however the spectacle stretches for 3 to 4 miles without a break along to the mouth of the ~~~~~~~.
I know videos can't do justice to the real event but I hope this gives you a flavour of this spectacular event...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UbJK_3kUlWY
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I8Mlp3orqe0

The birds are not there for no good reason. Must be huge accumulations of bait fish which means there should be a good number of predators lurking about, if you get the drift.

Nice one Richard (edited to prevent netting)
 
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