12th to 18th September– An active week on the island consisting of 3 Wrynecks


Solid eastern winds on Tuesday. Dry with light
winds from the north for the rest of the week.

Teal have actually been seen periodically via the
week with documents of one on the 13th as well as 17th. Solitary Usual Swift were taped on the 15th as well as 17th.

Usual Swift © Tom Wright

A couple of
waders remain to go through the island. A Lapwing was seen over Lighthouse Area on the 17th. 3 Golden Plover were seen on the 12th as well as 15th with one ‘lamped’ as well as ringed
at night. Solitary Golden Plover were listened to on the 16th as well as 17th.
Ringed Plover flew over on the 12th, 13th as well as 15th as well as a Curlew was seen on the 17th. Dunlin were taped everyday this
week with 2 birds on 13th as well as 15th et cetera solitary birds. Snipe were additionally taped everyday this
week with a max matter of 5 on the 17th.

An Arctic Skua was seen flying over the
island at Quarter Wall surface on the 15th. 7 Cormorant
were browsed through the 13th with a solitary additionally seen on the 17th. A Grey Heron was taped on the 14th.

A Short-eared Owl was purged from by the.
Stonecrusher and afterwards seen reduced over South West Area prior to heading southern by.
Benjamin’s Chair. On the 13th, an Osprey
taped heading southern over Pennard Cliffs on the Gower at 10:30 was seen by.
the Castle on Lundy simply 2 hrs later on. 3 Sparrowhawks were taped on the 15th as well as a minimum of one has actually been.
seen everyday today, generally searching around Millcombe as well as the Town. A Merlin was seen on the 14th as well as the.
Kestrels are additionally still existing.

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Short-eared Owl, South West Area © Stuart Cossey

Osprey, MS Oldenburg © Tom Wright

There has.
been an obvious rise in Skylark
movement with high matters of 8 on the 12th as well as 14th, consisting of birds listened to.
flying southern. Hirundine flow has actually additionally come to a head with high matters of 500 Swallows fighting right into the easterly.
winds on the 13th with 80 after that roosting in the Black Dropped over night. A minimum of.
300 as well as 200 were relied on the 14th as well as 17th specifically. High matters of 30 Sand Martins as well as 20 Residence Martin were seen on the 13th with much.
reduced numbers the remainder of the week.

Swallows, Black Dropped © Stuart Cossey

A large loss.
of warblers took place on the 14th with a small northern wind complying with the.
solid eastern wind. Matters consisted of 30 Willow
Warblers, 45 Chiffchaff, 200 Blackcaps,.
4 Yard Warblers, one Sedge Warbler, 2 Insect Warblers, 30.
Whitethroat, 10 Goldcrests, a Firecrest as well as a Yellow-browed Warbler The variety of Blackcaps stayed high for the remainder of the week with 33 on the.
15th, 29 on the 16th as well as 34 on the 17th. A Lesser
Whitethroat was seen on the 15th. An additional.
Yellow-browed.
Warbler
was seen on the Balcony on the 18th.

An adolescent Rosy Starling was initially seen roosting in the Black Dropped with.
the regional Starlings on the 15th. It was after that seen around the Town as well as on the.
Church Tower on the remainder of the week. Ring
Ouzel are currently relocating via in.
bigger numbers with 2 on the 14th as well as one on the 15th. A Tune Yeast Infection was seen on.
the 16th. 3 Wryneck were seen today. The very first got on the Balcony.
on the 12th, an additional seen by Pondsbury on the 14th as well as the 3rd remained in Smelly.
Gully on the 18th.

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Rosy Starling, High Road Area © Tom Wright

Ring Ouzel, Balcony © Paul Dean

Wryneck, Balcony © Stuart Cossey
Wryneck, Pondsbury © Tom Wright

Wryneck, Millcombe © Tom Wright

A high.
matter of 20 Detected Flycatcher were relied on the 14th.
with 11 on the 15th. 4 were taped on the 16th as well as 3 in the 17th. Pied Flycatcher were seen in reduced numbers with 4 on the 12th, 2 on.
the 18th as well as songs on the 14th as well as 15th. A Usual Redstart was seen.
on the 12th. A high matter of 12 Whinchat
were seen on the 14th, 4 on the 12th, 2 on the 15th as well as one on the 13th.
as well as 16th. An outstanding 63 Wheatear,.
mainly Greenland race, were relied on the 14th with about 20 seen the remainder of.
the week.

Pied Flycatcher, Millcombe © Paul Dean

Wagtails.
as well as pipits remain to be taped flying over in the early mornings. 2 Yellow Wagtails were taped on the.
12th as well as 14th with songs on the 13th, 15th as well as 18th. 2 overpass Grey Wagtails were listened to on the 12th,.
14th, 15th as well as 16th. A high matter of 16 Pied/White Wagtails flew over on the.
15th. 3 Tree Pipits flew over on the 18th, 2 on.
the 14th as well as 15th as well as ones on the 12th as well as 16th. A high matter of 140 Field Pipits were counted conforming the island on the 14th.

Finch.
movement is gradually beginning to get with 4 Chaffinches listened to flying southern over Millcombe on the 18th, component of.
8 seen. A solitary Lesser Redpoll was additionally listened to over Millcombe.
on the 18th. An Ortolan.
Pennant
was quickly seen with Linnets at the Stonecrusher prior to.
flying northwest as well as not seen once again.

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Today.
we invited 2 brand-new volunteers, Tom Wright as well as Angus Croudace. Their primary duties.
will certainly be finishing the early morning bird demographics as well as keeping track of the Grey Seal dogs.
Regardless of not showing up on the 13th because of harsh problems in the Touchdown Bay,.
they did appreciate sights of Arctic Skua as well as Osprey on the going across.

Tom as well as Angus attempting to reach Lundy. Close yet so much …(*) Factors: S Cossey, R.
Ellis, C Dee, B Rousseau, P Dean, T Wright, A Croudace(*)

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