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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, 29 August 2016

Photos from 2–9 Apr

As this blog has been quite for the last few weeks I thought I would take the opportunity to share a few photos of my visit back in April this year. I was on the Island for a week from Saturday 2nd April to Saturday 9th April.

Willow Warbler carrying a BTO ring in Milcombe Valley
Meadow Pipit in the garden of Old House North
Raft of auks (mainly Razorbills ) near Shutter point
Wheatear on top of the Island
Rock Pipit on the slopes near Castle Hill
Chiffchaff in Milcombe Valley
Male Blackcap in one of the walled gardens in Milcombe Valley
Female Blackcap gorging on the apples Rob Duncan had left out for them
Robin at the top of Milcombe
Carrion Crow on the wall of the pig pens
Pied Wagtail
Colour-ringed Wheatear on the wall near the Church
Shearwaters about a mile out from Lundy. Taken from MS Oldenburg