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Wednesday, 23 March 2016

Tue 22 Mar – Spring and winter migrants cross paths

As the boat season approaches, Tony Taylor, who arrived on the island on Monday 21st, reports few spring migrants, though there were 2 Chiffchaffs, 3 Wheatears and 18 Pied Wagtails on 22nd. Other notable birds have included a variety of migrants with a more wintry flavour, among them a Great Northern Diver, 4 Teal, a Woodcock, 20 Redwing and 4 Fieldfare. Unusual on Lundy at any time of year, and particularly so in spring, were 2 Long-tailed Tits, a Coal Tit and a Mistle Thrush.

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