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Wednesday, 30 September 2015

Wed 30 Sep – Rustic Bunting reappears

News just in from Martin Kerby reports that the Rustic Bunting ringed on Sunday has reappeared today, Wednesday 30th September, and has been showing well at times on the track between the helipad and the gate into South West Field, in the area by the now defunct stone-crusher machine. It is confirmed as wearing a ring, so is definitely the same bird as that from the weekend. As Martin says: "Perhaps driven out of where it has been lurking all this time by the heinously strong wind".

These photos were taken at about 11.30am by Ryan Miller. Many thanks for sending them through Ryan!

Rustic Bunting, Lundy, 30 Sep 2015 © Ryan Miller
Showing well on the Tent Field/Lighthouse Field Wall © Ryan Miller
Lundy's first Rustic Bunting since 1994 © Ryan Miller
Originally trapped and ringed on 27 Sep, it reappeared on 30th © Ryan Miller

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