Lundy Birds: 17th to 23rd October

Easterlies on the 18th which enhanced right into the 19th. A.
brief duration of calmness on the 20th permitted extraordinary migrant flow prior to some.
solid south winds returned on the 21st. The week do with modest.
dominating winds.

Insurance coverage has actually continued to be exceptional today and also we have.
appreciated a document damaging flow of winter season yeast infections, in addition to a couple of wonderful.
arrivals of birds that are unusual on Lundy such as Wigeon, Jackdaw, Terrific Identified Woodpecker, Chicken Harrier, Leisure Activity and also.
numerous types of little gull.

Dawn over Millcombe © Tim Jones

The very first Wigeon
of the year was located on Quarter Wall surface Fish Pond on the 23rd and also a woman Teal has actually existed all week at.

2 Supply Doves
were seen on the 18th and also simply one on the 19th. Water Rail can be listened to.
calling fairly on a regular basis in Millcombe Valley, and also approximately 3 people have.
been tape-recorded today.

We have had a refined increase of Lapwing, with 2 roosting over night on the 19th and also a group of 6.
invested the day in numerous areas in the south of the island. One more solitary bird.
existed on the 23rd up by the airstrip. We had 4 Golden Plover on the 17th.
and also 3 were seen going out to sea on the early morning of the 18th. Another was.
listened to getting in touch with the 20th. Dunlin songs.
have actually been listened to most days, and also on the 20th 3 Dunlin flew over Stoneycroft prior to going out to sea, come with.
by a solitary Ringed Plover One Turnstone was with 3 Oystercatcher
in the Touchdown Bay on the 21st. High matter of Snipe for the week was 5 people existing or flying over on.
the 19th. A solitary Jack Snipe was by.
Pondsbury on the 19th.

There was a big motion bent on sea off of the eastern coastline.
on the 21st and also 1550 Kittiwake were.
tape-recorded in addition to 3 Arctic Skua, 6 Mediterranean Gulls, 10 Usual Gull, 30 Terrific Black backed Gull, 70 Gannets and also 1500 Auks spp One more solitary Mediterranean
Gull was seen on the 17th and also solitary.
Arctic Skuas were seen on the 18th and also 19th. 27 Lesser Black backed Gulls were tape-recorded on the 19th, with handful existing daily.
today. A Terrific Skua was gotten off of the west coastline.
on the 19th in addition to 6 Manx Shearwaters and also 124 Gannets, while 3 ‘ Commic Terns‘ were seen on the eastern.
coastline. 4 Cormorants were seen flying.
with each other on the 18th.

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Today 3 Sparrowhawks
have actually been seen daily (one man and also 2 ladies). Many excitingly we have.
had 2 different ringtail Chicken Harriers travelling through, one adolescent.
male briefly seen and afterwards going out to sea on the 18th. One more bird was.
seen in the mid-day of the 23rd functioning its means along the west coastline. It was.
Seen once more reduced over Bartons Area at 6pm prior to heading north to roost for.
the evening. A late adolescent Leisure Activity
invested the evening on the island on the 19th, seen from Federal government at sundown and also.
gotten initially light from Millcombe on the 20th. Merlins have actually been visibly relocating with as well with some seen.
showing up in off of the sea or leaving southern. The highest possible matter for Merlin was 3 birds on the 17th,.
with 2 people on the 19th and also 21st. The high matter for


was 5 on the 23rd, which is one of the most for some time. Merlin, Halfway Wall Surface © Tom Wright A solitary Jackdaw was.
seen near Quarter Wall surface on the 22nd, one more for the year checklist(!). It has actually relocated.
in the direction of the town on the 23rd, likewise seen in Barton’s Area and also also located in.
the yard of the lodge at night of the 23rd! A
Terrific Identified Woodpecker was.
seen flying eastern over Lighthouse Area on the 19th, one more unusual bird on.
Lundy– a summary types no much less!
Jackdaw, Block Area © Stuart Cossey Skylarks

still been conforming on the much less gusty days, with 70 on the 18th and also 40-50.
in the direction of completion of the week. Swallows

have actually remained to flow through 10-20 most days and also 49 on the 23rd. One
Residence Martin was seen on the 18th. A number of extremely late Willow Warblers have actually turned up with one.
ringed in Millcombe on the 20th and also seen at Quarter Wall surface simply a number of hrs.
later on. Approximately 7 Chiffchaffs have.
existed, mainly in Millcombe and also along the reduced eastern course. Max Blackcap matter has actually minimized to 20. A Firecrest
remained to exist all.
week, with 2 birds seen on the 18th.

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numbers have actually gone down significantly though with 22 on the 17th lowering to.
total amounts in between 4 and also 9 for the remainder of week, with the exemption of Saturday.
when 15 were tape-recorded. The week has actually seen several discoveries of
Yellow-browed Warblers

, at some point with.
2 in Millcombe in addition to one Identified Flycatcher on the 20th. Identified Flycatcher, Millcombe © Tim Jones Yellow-browed Warbler, Smelly Gully © Tim Jones The climate system in the North Sea today has actually opened up the.
floodgates to travelers coming southern, and also the UK has actually been swamped with big.
varieties of yeast infections. Below on Lundy we have actually seen an uncommon equilibrium of.
significantly even more Fieldfare than Redwing, with 4000 Fieldfare overlooking on the 20th in addition to 700 Redwing This greater than increases the.
last previous optimum day-to-day overall for
The bird motions on today was an out and also out phenomenon, and also choosing.
with the masses of yeast infections likewise led to: 23 Tune Yeast Infection, 20 Ring Ouzel, a Mistle Yeast Infection , 1200 Chaffinch, 75 Siskin

and also.

been relocating with too with an optimal of 350 on the 19th and also 200 most various other.
days. Our resident group usually numbers regarding 130.
Ring Ouzel, Millcombe © Tim Jones Fieldfare © Tim Jones Fieldfare, Husbandry Area © Tom Wright Boosted varieties of Black Redstart have actually been tape-recorded on the.
19th-21st, with 4 people on the 20th. One more extremely late Whinchat was detected the eastern.
coastline on the 21st and also later on seen by rocket post.

number in between 10-20 every day. One possibly last

Wheatear was tape-recorded near Tibbets on.
the 17th. Concerning 80
Field Pipits have actually been relocating with each.
day after a solid begin to the week with 400 on the 18th.
Whinchat, St Helens Copse © Stuart Cossey A couple of Yellow Wagtails

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were relocating with in the direction of.
completion of the week with a couple of daily given that the 20th. There was a.
touch of
Grey Wagtails as well with a pair most days,.
One that was tantalisingly close to haze webs in Millcombe yet.
had not been efficiently captured. Greatest matter of Pied/White Wagtails was 39 on the extremely active 20th October! Goldfinches and also Linnets have actually remained in extremely reduced numbers.
today, with songs or sets of
just totaling up to an once a week max of 25 on the 22nd, and also a minimum of 3 on the.
23rd. There were 22
Linnets on the.
18th, yet simply 6 on each of the complying with 3 days. A number of
Lesser Redpoll were gotten in the direction of completion of the week in what appears to.
be an inadequate year for this types.
Chaffinches were continually relocating.
with in relatively high numbers (numerous hundred daily and also 2000 on the 18th),.
and also there are great varieties of

as well, with a high matter of 125 on the 22nd. Even More
Brambling have actually likewise been tape-recorded with a collective overall of 21,.
a lot of which were early in the week (max day-to-day overall of 7 on the 19th).
One Greenfinch flew over on the 23rd.
and also the weak phone call of what is confirming to be an incredibly evasive

has actually been listened to on the 19th.
and also 20th, with simply one viewing notifying us that it is a man.

Approximately 8 Snow Pennants were seen today,.
thrilling site visitors on the major track with their obvious valiancy. There.
were 19 documents of Reed
Pennant today, with a max of 8.
on the 20th. Reed Pennant, Millcombe © Tim Jones A couple of late


Copper(*) butterflies have actually been tape-recorded.
today in addition to approximately 4 (*) Hummingbird(*) Hawk(*)-(*) moths(*) in Millcombe on the 17th. (*) Factors: Stuart Cosset, Rosie Ellis, Angus Croudace,.
Tom Wright, Tim Jones, Tim Davis, Tim Worfolk, Paul Holt, Chris Baillie, Nik.
Ward, Greg Conway, David Lindo, Andy Jayne(*)

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