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This page is run by Lundy Bird Observatory (LBO) as a source of news for everyone interested in the birds and wildlife of Lundy, situated 12 miles out in the Bristol Channel, UK. If you have sightings to report, please consider sharing your observations or photographs with the Bird Obs team here. While you're here, check out the companion website The Birds of Lundy for comprehensive updates to the book of the same name (Davis & Jones, 2007). All bird recording and ringing activities on Lundy are coordinated by LBO and general information about visiting the island can be found here.

Saturday, 25 October 2014

24 October - still little migration evident

Tim Jones reports negligible visible migration. A Firecrest was located in Quarterwall Copse, 6 Reed Buntings were reported, including a flock of 5 towards the west end of Quarterwall. Just a handful of Swallows, Chiffchaffs, Goldcrests and Blackcaps. Tufted Duck still on Pondsbury. 300 Kittiwakes off East Side, plus 6 Balearics and 1 juvenile Pomarine Skua. 3 Kestrels, 2 Sparrowhawks, 1 Merlin, 3 Snipe, 2 Stonechat. Negligible number of thrushes (2 Redwing) and finches (6 Chaffinches!)

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