5th to 11th September– The very first rarity of Fall


Proceeded solid southwesterlies and also rainfall till
Thursday. Cozy, tranquil and also cloudy from Friday.

Beginning.
with wading birds, solitary Ringed Plover were listened to flying over on the 9th and also.
10th and also a Curlew on the 11th. Redshank and also Turnstone were listened to flying over on.
the 9th. A group of 12 Dunlin were seen flying over Pondsbury on the 11th, 2.
got on Pondsbury on the 9th and also one flew over on the 10th. Snipe are obtaining.
extra typical in the damp locations of the island with 3 seen on the 11th and also 2.
on the 5th and also sixth.

A 1st-year.
Black-headed Gull remained in the Touchdown Bay from the 8th to the 11th. On the 8th,.
a light morph Arctic Skua was seen from the MS Oldenburg around 10.
mins from Lundy. A Guillemot flew past the North Upright the 5th in addition to.
57 Gannets 2 Cormorant flew previous Rat Island on the sixth and also 3 flew over.
the Town on the 10th. The Majority Of Lesser Black-backed Gulls have actually currently left the.
island, nonetheless 26 were seen around Rocket Post Fish Pond on the 11th.

A Merlin.
was videotaped on the 5th and also sixth. 2 Kestrel and also 2 Sparrowhawk are still.
existing today. Swallows remain to flow southern without any large groups seen.
Much. 20 were relied on the 11th and also a Sand Martin was additionally seen heading.
southern.

Willow.
Warblers
are obtaining much less typical as the bulk have actually currently gotten to Europe.
The highest possible matter today was 5 on the 9th. 17 Blackcaps were seen on the.
9th and also 10 on the 10th. Solitary Whitethroat were seen on the 5th and also sixth.
Goldcrests have actually been listened to in Millcombe all.
week with the highest possible matter of 9 on the 9th. Firecrest have actually additionally been seen.
with one on the 5th, sixth and also 8th and also 3 on the 9th.

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The.
Starling group has actually been stunning today with a high matter of 210 swirling.
over the Lambing Dropped with each other on the 11th. Solitary Found Flycatchers were.
seen on the 9th and also 10th and also solitary Pied Flycatchers were seen on the sixth and also.
9th with a minimum of 6 on the 11th. 3 Whinchat were seen on the 5th and also sixth,.
most likely the exact same birds staying on the island throughout the solid winds. A.
solitary Whinchat was seen on the 10th. A Redstart existed on the 11th.
Wheatear remain to relocate with the island, with the majority of seeming of the.
bigger Greenland race which reproduce in Greenland and also Northern Canada.

Whinchat, Rocket Post © Stuart Cossey

Solitary Yellow.
Wagtail
have actually been videotaped on the sixth, 9th and also 11th, with 2 seen flying over.
on the 10th. Grey Wagtail were listened to flying over the island on the 10th and also.
11th. The highest possible matters of moving Pied/White Wagtails were 16 on the 10th,.
8 on the 11th and also 6 on the 9th. 5 Tree Pipits flew southern on the 9th,.
3 on the 10th and also 2 on the 11th. The highest possible matter of Field Pipits was.
38 on the 11th.

There has.
been a tiny arrival of Chaffinches with 7 seen around Millcombe on the.
10th. Numerous big groups of Linnets have actually been seen with an overall of 90 counted.
on the 5th and also 70 on the 10th. The bird of the week needs to be an adolescent Typical.
Rosefinch
which was seen in all-time low of Millcombe Valley on the 9th.

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The most effective of.
the non-avian information was a Convolvulus Hawk-moth, which remained in the moth catch on.
the sixth. Holly Blues were seen on the 5th, sixth and also 10th and also 2 Hummingbird.
Hawk-moths
were seen in Millcombe on the 9th and also 11th. Grey Seal puppies are currently being birthed so when going to the island please understand around all coastlines. Maintain peaceful and also do not technique or stick around by any type of carried out seals or puppies.

Today.
we additionally claimed goodbye to our long-lasting volunteer Zach. He has actually gotten on the.
island given that April helping with checking our seabirds and also inviting.
site visitors on top of Jenny’s Cove.

Factors:.
S Cossey, R Ellis, Z Wait, C Dee, B Rousseau, M and also P Saul

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