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14th to 20th November– A Long-eared Owl ringed

14th to 20th November– A Long-eared Owl ringed


Modest western as well as northwesterly winds at the beginning of
the week soothed briefly on the 19th prior to coming to be solid once more. It was primarily
completely dry with moisten the 16th.

At the very least 4 Teal
stayed on Pondsbury all week without various other wildfowl of note. A solitary Woodpigeon was seen in Millcombe on.
4 events. A variety of Oystercatchers
continue to be around the coastline with an optimum of 5 on the 17th. Rainfall over night on.
the 14th as well as 15th generated a couple of Woodcock
One remained in Millcombe Valley on the early morning of the 15th as well as 3 were taped.
on the early morning of the 15th in addition to 5 Snipe
2 Great Northern Scuba Diver were seen.
on the 15th. One was feeding in the Touchdown Bay as well as the various other flew reduced over.
Rocket Post heading southern.

A Merlin got here.
on the 18th as well as was seen feeding around South West Area once more on the 20th. The.
Chicken Harrier was seen up till the.
18th without indicator considering that. At the very least one Sparrowhawk as well as Kestrel remain to search around the south of the island, typically targeting.
worn out traveler Chaffinch On the.
early morning of the 18th an alarm system calling Blackbird
informed to the existence of something in the Blackthorn on top of Millcombe.
On assessment a Long-eared Owl
flew out of cover as well as attempted to land in the Pines prior to being chased after by Crows.
over in the direction of St John’s Valley. That night, haze webs were set up in St John’s.
Valley as well as an adolescent lady Long-eared.
Owl
was ringed. This is just the 5th to be ringed on the island, the.
last in 2008.

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Long-eared Owl, St John’s Valley © Stuart Cossey
Chicken Harrier, Quarter Wall Surface © Stuart Cossey

Perhaps the last Blackcap
of the year were seen on the 17th, with 3 in Millcombe. 5 Chiffchaff were depended on the 15th.
with 4 on the 19th as well as 20th. 2 Goldcrest
are still being seen routinely in Millcombe.

Tranquil climate on the 19th urged some passerine movement.
Thirteen was the greatest matter of Skylark
all week. Starling were likewise on the.
step with total amounts of 485 on the 17th as well as 450 on the 19th. There was a huge.
arrival of Blackbird on the 19th.
with a minimum of 59 seen around the southerly end of the island. The greatest matters.
of Fieldfare as well as Redwing got on the 17th with 34 as well as.
229 specifically. A solitary Mistle Yeast Infection was by Pointless Wall surface on the.
14th as well as 15th.

There remain to be periodic discoveries of Black Redstart 3 were taped on the 14th, 2 on the 15th as well as a.
solitary on the 19th. 3 Pied Wagtail were seen in Barton Area on.
the 14th with just solitary overpass on the 14th, 15th, 17th as well as 19th. Rock Pipits are beginning to be much more usual in the areas in addition to the island.
as the harsh climate compels them far from their common seaside feeding premises.
On calmer days handful of Field
Pipits are seen flying southern with 25.
on the 15th as well as 22 on the 19th. An Olive-backed.
Pipit
was listened to flying over the Stonecrusher on the 18th, if approved.
by the British Birds Rarity Board, this would certainly be the 5th document for.
Lundy.

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Chaffinch are.
still going through the island with over 150 depended on the 14th as well as 16th as well as.
a high matter of 308 on the 19th. Brambling
were periodically listened to with passing away Chaffinch
groups consisting of 3 on the 19th, 2 on the 14th as well as songs on the 15th,.
16th as well as 17th. Various other finches are much less usual with 2 Linnet on the 14th as well as a Lesser
Redpoll on the 29th. 10 Siskin on the 14th was the greatest.
matter all week with 3 days with no documents. 5 as well as 6 Goldfinch were seen on the 14th as well as.
15th. A women Reed Pennant was by Meaningless wall surface on the 15th as well as 16th.

Reed Pennant, Pointless Wall Surface © Stuart Cossey

In non-avian information, a Hummingbird
Hawk-moth was shooed out of the Store.
on the 18th. Without a constant watercraft as well as less site visitors the Grey Seals in the Touchdown Bay are carrying out as well as resting everywhere, consisting of the Jetty!

Grey Seal, Jetty © Stuart Cossey

Factors: Stuart Cossey, Richard Ware, Sue Waterfield.

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