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Monday, 14 July 2014

14/7/14 Guillemot updates

14th July 2014
  • "Mica" has fledged leaving "Erratic" as the only chick remaining on the ledge.
  • 1 chick (E)
  • 4 feeds (E,E,E,E)
  • 50 Puffins seen on land at St Philip's Stone, including one with fish.
  • Herring Gull activity around St Philip's Stone, but no predation observed.





 11th July 2014

  • Six more Guillemot chicks have fledged. "Aplite", "Basalt", "Dolerite", "Igneous", "Neolithic, and "Struvite" have joined the others out at sea.
  • Egg G is still abandoned.
  • 2 chicks (E,M)
  • 4 feeds (E,E,E,M)
  • 36 Puffins seen on land at St Philip's Stone, including one with fish.
  • Great Black-back and Herring Gull activity around St Philip's Stone, but no predation observed.





8th July 2014

  • Three more Guillemot chicks have fledged. "Copper", "Feldspar", and "Quartz" have joined "Regolith" out at sea.
  • The pair at site G seem to have abandoned their egg. Only one adult was present throughout the 2 hours and it was standing, ignoring its uncovered egg.
  • 8 chicks (A,B,D,E,I,M,N,S)
  • 4 feeds (A,E,A,S) Preliminary provisioning rate of 0.29 feeds per chick hour (61/214).
  • 35 Puffins seen on land at St Philip's Stone.
  • Great Black-back and Herring Gull activity around St Philip's Stone, but no predation observed.



08/07/14 Summary





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