• Pale-bellied Brent Goose

    Pale-bellied Brent Goose © R Taylor

  • Sora
  • Hoopoe

    Hoopoe © D Jones

  • Baltimore Oriole

    Baltimore Oriole © T Wright

  • Great Northern Diver

    Great Northern Diver © S Cossey

  • Red-rumped Swallow

    Red-rumped Swallow © D Fox

  • Lapland Bunting

    Lapland Bunting © R Campey

  • Common Rosefinch

    Common Rosefinch © D Jones

Another day of Northernly winds leading to a real reduction in the activity of the birds.

2024 06 09 YellowWagtailFlavissima BartonsField ThomasWestonYellowWagtail Flavissima male in Bartons Field. ©ThomasWeston

On census, 6 Mallard were in Barton’s Field with the Yellow Wagtail male and Blue-headed Wagtail female. In the Village vicinity, 41 House Sparrows and 5 Pied Wagtails. Millcombe was sheltered quite a bit from the breeze and held 3 Swallows, 2 Willow Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff, single Blackcap, 8 Wrens, 2 Blackbirds, single Song Thrush, 2 Blackbirds, 2 Robins, 2 Dunnocks, 2 Whitethroats, 9 Chaffinches, 20 Linnets, 6 Goldfinches. From the Ugly, a single Oystercatcher was seen. Moving around to Benjamin’s Chair saw a single Kittiwake, 94 Guillemots, 38 Razorbills, 39 Puffins, a single Fulmar, a single Rock Pipit and 22 Manx Shearwaters. In the Fields, 3 Great-Black Backed Gulls, 97 Herring Gulls and 10 Lesser-Black Backed Gulls were spotted, as well as 6 Wheatear, 2 Stonechat, 9 Meadow Pipits, 6 Carrion Crows, 3 Ravens, 8 Skylarks.