Today saw the female Great Spotted Woodpecker taking full advantage of the bird feeders provided by Lundy Shop Manager Sue Waterfield outside her home at (Pigs') Paradise Row. Otherwise the day was marked by a wide range of other migrants, including:
A Sparrowhawk, a Merlin, two Kestrels, two House Martins, two Firecrests, a Grasshopper Warbler (at Quarter Wall), 60 Redwings, 24 Fieldfares, a Whinchat (at Quarter Wall), two Stonechats, six Wheatears, a Tree Pipit, six Bramblings, two Siskins and two Reed Buntings, as well as small numbers of Goldcrests, Chiffchaffs and Blackcaps.
Observations by Richard Campey, Malcom Davies, Andy Jayne, Dean Jones and Sue Waterfield.
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