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Tuesday, 14 March 2017

Wed 8 to Tue 14 Mar – First Wheatear, Swallow, Chiffchaffs & Firecrest and a very early Tree Pipit

Highlights from the LFS logboook for the last week, kindly forwarded by Lundy Warden Dean Jones, include the first arriving summer migrants, with single Wheatear (near Tibbetts) and Swallow on 13th and three Chiffchaffs, a Firecrest and an exceptionally early Tree Pipit seen by Dean on the side of the Ugly on 14th. Other records of interest include:
Teal 7 on 9th, Great Northern Diver 1 on 14th, Kestrel 1 on 14th, Merlin 1 on 9th, Snipe 2 on 9th, Kittiwake 17 on 9th, Lesser Black-backed Gull max 66 on 9th, Herring Gull max 268 on 9th, Great Black-backed Gull max 22 on 9th, Guillemot max 1,124 on 9th, Woodpigeon max 3 on 14th, Grey Wagtail singles on 10th & 14th, Pied Wagtail 1 on 13th, Meadow Pipit max 31 on 14th, Dunnock max 2 on 14th, Robin max 4 on 9th, Stonechat 8 on 9th, Blackbird max 8 on 14th, Redwing 1 on 13th, Goldcrest 1 on 14th, Starling max 79 on 9th, Goldfinch max 3 on 9th and Chaffinch max 9 on 14th.

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