Alan Rowland has sent the following update for the period Monday 4th to Monday 11th December:
The Lapwing was still present on 5th.
Blackbirds and Song Thrushes were common, with up to half-a-dozen of each recorded daily. There appeared to be a small fall of Redwings on 10th & 11th, with up to 20 on both days. Up to a dozen Robins and Wrens were being reported from Millcombe and along the East Side to the Quarries.
Fulmars have already claimed nesting sites at Long Roost, where there were 24 on 5th (though only seven on 9th).
A single Goldcrest was on the wall above Government House on 6th.
A Merlin was on a rubble heap at the Quarries on 6th and a Sparrowhawk appeared outside Little St John's on 9th.
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