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Monday, 16 June 2014

16th June: First Guillemot chick on my survey ledge.

  • First chick seen of the 2014 season on the St Philip's Stone survey ledge.
  • First feed seen of 2014 on the St Philip's ledge
  • 95 (minus one) Puffins seen on the land at St Philip's Stone and Jenny's Cove
  • Great Black-back Gull seen eating a Puffin at St Philip's Stone. Another Great Black-back seen eating an auk chick (probably a Razorbill chick)
  • Yellow-orange footed Razorbill again present at F5. Probably male.
  • A colour-ringed Guillemot seen at F4. Yellow ring on left leg, black writing, probably curved numerals, underlined. Possibly "058" seen in 2012.
  • Hooded Crow in Brick field

 more info will be added here:

1 comment:

  1. Nice to hear that the Puffin numbers are almost in to triple figures! Lovely Hooded Crow too! Please Keep posting Grant, Its great to know whats happening on the bird front.

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