Lundy Birds: 10th to 16th October

Angus records on a week active with birders however not always the birds. A group of ringers have actually been running in Millcombe as well as St Johns Valley all week as well as an entire host of regular Lundy birders have actually gotten on the island.

Combined spells of weather condition today with tranquil days on Tuesday
11th as well as Thursday 13th as well as a solid continual south-westerly on Saturday 15th.

A high matter of 16 Mallard were seen on the 13th, with some turning up near Rocket Post on
a number of early mornings. A woman Teal has.
at Pondsbury for a lot of the week. 5 Water Rail were.
videotaped on the 13th, mainly in Millcombe with one more at Quarter Wall surface.

26 Oystercatcher were videotaped around the island on.
the 15th as well as 16th. A pair of Golden Plover left us early this week.
one has actually continued to be in the areas close to the town. Dunlin songs were.
detected the 13th as well as 16th, as well as a Woodcock break out of cover near.
to Rocket Post in the mid-day of the 11th.

Snipe were videotaped most days, generally got independently.
flying over with total amounts of 4 on the 12th as well as the 13th.
Solid winds indicated a number of sets of eyes were chosen the.
sea on the 15th, causing: 380 Kittiwake, 1 Black-headed Gull ( with.
one more seen on the 16th), 4 Usual Gull, 9 Excellent Black-backed.
( max matter 18 on the 14th), 3 Herring Gull ( max matters of.
17 on both 11th as well as 16th), 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull (3.
videotaped on the 11th, as well as 2 on the 12th), 2 Fulmar, 12 Manx.
11 Shag as well as 5 ‘ commic’ terns A high.
matter of 125 Gannets was videotaped on the 15th, as well as one more 82 were.
videotaped on the 12th. 9 Guillemot were videotaped on the 12th, with 6.
on the 15th.

Razorbill phoned number 16 on the 12th as well as 15 on the 15th. There.
were 101
unknown Auks on the 12th, 41 on the 14th, 335 on the 15th.
as well as 11 on the 16th.
An Arctic Skua was videotaped on the 14th off of Rat.
Island as well as a Great Northern Scuba Diver flew previous north light heading southeast.
on the 16th, close sufficient to be understood field glasses. One

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Cormorant was.
videotaped on the 11th, as well as 2
Grey Herons gradually flew over Millcombe as well as.
the south of the island on the 12th.
2 Sparrowhawks are seen most days, with 3 each.
day at the weekend break (3 ladies on Saturday 15th as well as 2 plus a man on Sunday.
16th). We still have 2 Kestrels as well as one was seen battling with a Merlin.
along with a Peregrine early in the week. 2 Merlins were.
videotaped 13th-15th, as well as 4 Peregrines on 16th, with 3 connecting.
over the church mid-morning. 21

Carrion Crows as well as 22 Ravens were.
videotaped on the 16th with a little boosted numbers as well as flightier behavior.
probably standing for some new kid on the blocks.
The tranquil days today saw big hirundine as well as finch.
flow, with 600 Swallows on both 11th as well as 13th, as well as 160 on the 14th.
There were 200 Residence Martins on the 11th as well as 300 on the 13th, as well as 5 Sand.
on the 11th. Skylarks phoned number 50 on the 11th as well as a substantial 170.
on the 13th, with numbers in the teenagers on the various other windier days. 300

Pipits on the 11th as well as 600 on the 13th. Great island protection has actually resulted.
in up 40
Rock Pipits today, with a group of 18 in the north-west as well as.
12 close to Quarter Wall surface in the west videotaped on the 16th.
A Cetti’s Warbler began the week off well, as just.
the 7th document for the island. 7 Chiffchaffs have actually been videotaped.
virtually everyday, with the exemption of 15 on the 11th as well as 6 on the 16th. Blackcap
number 20-30 most days, with a high matter of 40 on the 14th. 3 Firecrests
have actually existed because the 11th, although just one has actually been videotaped over the.
weekend break. Concerning 25 Goldcrests are kept in mind every day, with a max of 34 on the.
16th. A high matter of 52 Wrens were videotaped on the 14th, probably because of.
birds relocating southern down the island as the weather condition transforms cooler. A

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has actually remained in Millcombe because the 10th. A Wryneck spent time in the gorse.
by Rocket Post on the 10th as well as 11th, as well as was much more evasive than our.
previous documents this fall, without pictures recorded of this person. Treecreeper, St Helens Copse © Stuart Cossey Max Starling matter today was 173, with the Rosy-coloured.
just directed the 10th today. One Ring Ouzel was.
observed on the 14th, as well as there were a great deal of Blackbirds additionally about on.
this particular day, with 23. A couple of

Redwings have actually been gotten every day flying.
over or feeding amongst the shrubs on top of Millcombe. The greatest matter was.
21 on the 11th. With current big motions of yeast infections in the north as well as solid.
easterlies anticipate for the center of the coming week it is anticipated that several.
much more will certainly be videotaped following week. Over the 12th-15th 3
Tune Yeast Infections were.
videotaped in Millcombe.

One Found Flycatcher existed by the gas shed up until.
the 12th, with a Pied Flycatcher additionally on the 11th. 30 Robins were.
videotaped on the 14th. Black Redstart was videotaped as soon as on the 11th as well as.
as soon as on the coastline roadway on the 15th. 2 Usual Redstarts remained in.
Millcombe on the 10th (one man as well as one woman), as well as one more woman was seen on.
the 13th. A really late Whinchat was seen by Quarter Wall surface on the 16th.
( last videotaped was Sept 22nd). Top of the week for


got on the.
13th with 30, the greatest matter so far this period. One more only Wheatear stood out.
up on the 12th, as well as 3 were seen on the 14th (2 in South-west Area as well as.
one by Benjamin’s Chair). Black Redstart, South West Area © Tim Williams The majority of days had Yellow Wagtail flying over, with 3.
on the 12th. 5 Grey Wagtails on the 10th as well as 6 on the 13th. One


every day 10th-13th. Unknown Pied/White Wagtails flying over.
came to a head at 35 on the 13th with great numbers most various other days as well.
Yellow Wagtail, South West Area © Tim Williams Chaffinches are relocating with in large numbers this.
week, with 90 on the 13th as well as 350 on the 16th! One woman Brambling was.
in Millcombe on the 11th. Greenfinches are sometimes listened to, with 5.
on the 11th. Goldfinch numbers vary with 40 as well as 52 on the 12th.
as well as 13th specifically, however simply 8 later on in the week on the 15th. Siskin numbers.
are currently up, with matters of 1, 145, 200, 30, 29 as well as 100 extending from Monday.
to Sunday specifically. The 11th as well as 13th were the most effective for


Linnets with.
87 as well as 122, as well as counts in between 17 as well as 39 on various other days. Just one
Redpoll was videotaped on the 11th over Millcombe.

Buntings have actually begun travelling through, with one Lapland.
over the Landing Field on the 13th, 3 Snow Buntings over the.
weekend break as well as 2 or 3

Reed Buntings
usually around St John’s Valley.
in between 11th as well as 14th, with a matter of 12 on the 16th! A solitary

calling flew over the church on the 16th. Snow Buntings, Key Track © Stuart Cossey Angus as well as Tom overtaking the Snow Buntings © Tim Jones The resulting shots! Snow Pennant © Tom Wright Emphasizes of birds ringed today consist of: 3 Firecrests,.
3 Yellow-browed Warblers, Cetti’s Warbler, man Usual.
, one Treecreeper, one


as well as a couple of Siskin Clockwise from leading left: Man Redstart, Cetti’s Warbler, Yellow-browed Warbler, Firecrest © Tom Wright In non-avian information a couple of Painted Ladies have actually been.
videotaped today, a Clouded Yellow on the 11th, 45 Red Admiral on.
the serene 13th in addition to approximately 5 Hummingbird Hawk-moths in.
Millcombe. 11

Thrill Veneer

were spread throughout the island as well on the 16th.
(*) Harbour Cetacean(*) have actually additionally been seen around Rat Island with 2 on the.
12th, one on 13th as well as among the 14th.

(*) Factors: Stuart Cossey, Rosie Ellis, Tom Wright, Angus.
Croudace, Tim Davis, Tim Jones, Tim Worfolk, Nik Ward, Greg Conway, Andy Jayne,.
Paul Holt, Andrew Cleave, Tim Williams.(*)

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