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Thursday 6 September 2018

5th Sep – Golden Oriole still present

The Golden Oriole (a female or immature bird) first seen on 4th was still present on Wednesday 5th.

Other sightings included: single Whimbrel, Dunlin and Snipe, 10 Willow Warblers, 2 Chiffchaffs,  a Wood Warbler, 20 Blackcaps, a Whitethroat, 8 Spotted Flycatchers, 2 Pied Flycatchers, 2 Whinchats and a Tree Pipit.

Manx Shearwater ringing at the Old Light colony on the night of 5th/6th yielded 55 new chicks, two new adults, plus a few retraps.

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