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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.

Thursday, 30 August 2018

29th Aug – A quieter day but more shearwaters ringed at night

There were fewer migrants around by day, with the more notable sightings comprising two Whimbrel and a Yellow Wagtail (Dean Jones), plus a Teal and several Sedge Warblers at Pondsbury (Rich & Rebecca Taylor).

During the night of 29th/30th the Manx Shearwater team ringed a further nine birds in the vicinity of Benjamin's Chair, including a chick from a burrow at Benjamin's Chair itself.

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