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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.
Friday 8 April 2016
Fri 8 Apr – Migration resumes: strong Willow Warbler movement & first Redstart
Rob Duncan reports a much better day with an early 'rush' of Willow Warblers (150 estimated for the day) and though things had quietened down by lunchtime a total of 48 birds had been ringed. A male Redstart was heard and seen in Millcombe and there was good visible migration. Martyn Roper saw 20 Pied Wagtails and 6 White Wagtails. Other species totals for the day were 4 Long-tailed Tits, 25 Sand Martins, 40 Swallows, 5 House Martins, 59 Chiffchaffs, 10 Blackcaps, 10 Goldcrests and 100 Meadow Pipits.
Posted by Tim Jones at 22:19