HomeBird Lovers21st to 27th November-- Solid winds bring an American Pipit

21st to 27th November– Solid winds bring an American Pipit

21st to 27th November– Solid winds bring an American Pipit


An extremely gusting week with rainfall and also solid northwesterly
winds on the 21st and also 22nd. Also more powerful winds originated from the west for the following
2 days prior to soothing somewhat and also staying completely dry for completion of the week.

A max matter of 14 Mallard on the 23rd consists of the 9
birds regularly seen at Rocket Post Fish pond in addition to 5 at Pondsbury. 5
Teal got on Pondsbury on the 23rd and also 4 on the 25th. 2 Woodpigeon were.
videotaped in Millcombe on the 22nd to the 25th yet decreased to one on the 26th.
A solitary Snipe was seen on the 23rd and also a solitary Oystercatcher continues to be in the.
Touchdown Bay.

With the solid winds the variety of huge gulls videotaped.
boosted as groups developed in the Town areas. Twenty Fantastic Black-backed.
Gulls
were trusted the 24th and also 14 on the 26th. The highest possible matter of Herring.
Gulls
was 32 on the 27th and also 9 Lesser Black-backed Gulls were seen on the.
24th and also 26th. A Kittiwake was seen flying over Quarter Wall surface on the 26th. 3.
Great Northern Scuba Diver were seen with each other in the Touchdown Bay on the 24th and also 25th.
with just one seen on the 26th and also 2 on the 27th.

Great Northern Scuba Diver, Touchdown Bay © Stuart Cossey
Herring Gulls and also Lesser Black-backed Gulls, Husbandry Area © Stuart Cossey

A Sparrowhawk and also Kestrel continue to be around the south of the.
island. The Merlin was seen once more today and also on the 27th pursued a Skylark.
over Millcombe Valley. The Jackdaw is still existing, currently right into its 6th week on.
the island.

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2 Chiffchaff were videotaped on the 25th, one on the 26th.
and also 3 on the 17th. These birds might be new kid on the blocks or can have gotten on.
the island for time yet tough to situate in the solid winds. 2.
Goldcrest were listened to on the 23rd with a solitary bird the remainder of the week.
Noteworthy Starling flow was videotaped on the 26th with a matter of 600. Just a.
solitary Fieldfare was videotaped on the 23rd and also 25th. A solitary Redwing was.
videotaped on the 21st, 22nd,23 rd and also 25th.

2 Black Redstart were reported on the 24th and also one on the.
23rd. A solitary White Wagtail got here over night on the 26th. The variety of Field.
Pipit
stayed in solitary numbers a lot of the week, and also came to a head at 17 on the.
22nd. There was a shock document of an American Buff-bellied Pipit purged up.
from Pointless Wall Surface on the 25th. If approved by the British Birds Rarities Board.
this would certainly be the very first document for the island after the most likely challenger in November.
2021 was proclaimed not verified.

Chaffinch numbers just came to a head at 35 on the 27th. A little.
group of 4 Goldfinches was seen by the Heaven Row bird feeders on the 27th after.
a set and also a solitary bird were seen on the 22nd.

In non-avian information, a Harbour Cetacean was seen off Rat.
Island throughout a seawatch.

Factors: Stuart Cossey, Trevor Dobie

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