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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.

Saturday 19 August 2017

18th & 19th August – updated

During the night of Thu 17th/Fri 18th Richard & Rebecca Taylor braved wind and showers to ring 30 Manx Shearwaters at the Tibbetts colony; all but one were adults. They also handled two retraps, one of which was originally ringed at the Old Light colony.

Daytime sigthings on 18th included: the Rook, one Chiffchaff, two Willow Warblers, a Sedge Warbler and two Goldcrests.

During the night of Fri 18th/Sat19th: Tony, Richard & Rebecca ringed a further 15 Manxies along the South End, including three chicks, two of which were on the point of fledging.

There were no new arrivals on 19th, but the Marsh Harrier was still present.

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