780 Guillemots this morning. Most birds have now moulted into summer plumage, but there are still some that are still moulting.
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Wednesday, 10 December 2014
All those moulting Guillemots have kept me busy for the last few weeks. The last couple of days have been windy - too windy to take video - but it has given me time to catch-up. Here are the counts for the last month:
- 09/12/14 534 Guillemots on ledges
- 08/12/14 0+ Guillemots on ledges, (no count of Grand Falls Zawn, F6)
- 06/12/14 151+ Guillemots on ledges, (only Jenny's Cove counted), 25 minutes video.
- 30/11/14 623 Guillemots on ledges, 23 minutes video, peregrine eating immature gull.
- 27/11/14 285+ Guillemots on ledges (only Jenny's Cove counted), 35 minutes video, one bird with leg ring.
- 23/11/14 928 Guillemots on ledges, 15 minutes video
- 18/11/14 239+ Guillemots on ledges (only Jenny's Cove counted), 35 minutes video.