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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.
Monday, 27 October 2014
26 October - Lesser Whitethroat, but very few thrushes
Tim Jones and friends report virtually no visible migration AGAIN... 10 Chaffinches and no thrushes... 1 Lesser Whitethroat in Millcombe. 2 Ring Ouzels; East Side and Village. 2 Redwings in Quarterwall Copse. Tufted Duck still on Pondsbury. 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Merlins. On the sea off East Side: 300 Kittiwakes, 350 mixed auks, 1 Bonxie (the same pale individual that's been hanging around) and 6 Balearic Shearwaters.