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Saturday, 26 March 2016

Thu 24 & Fri 25 Mar – Divers, hirundines & tits

Birds on 24th before rain set in included 4 Swallows and 1 Sand Martins flying north, one Chiffchaff, and singles of both Red-throated and Great Northern Diver.

The two divers were still present on Good Friday (25th), along with 8 Teal, a few Swallows and Sand Martins heading north-west, and an increase in Wheatears. The two Long-tailed Tits and single Coal Tit were all still in Millcombe. The Coal Tit is ringed, strongly suggesting that it is one of the birds trapped on Lundy in October 2015 and which has successfully survived the island's stormy winter. Information from Tony Taylor.

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