• Hoopoe

    Hoopoe © D Jones

  • Baltimore Oriole

    Baltimore Oriole © T Wright

  • Pale-bellied Brent Goose

    Pale-bellied Brent Goose © R Taylor

  • Common Rosefinch

    Common Rosefinch © D Jones

  • Sora
  • Lapland Bunting

    Lapland Bunting © R Campey

  • Great Northern Diver

    Great Northern Diver © S Cossey

  • Red-rumped Swallow

    Red-rumped Swallow © D Fox

On census, birds around the Village included a single Mallard seen in Barton’s Field, 3 Feral Pigeons in the Camping Field, 5 Collared Doves around Quarters, 3 Swallows, and 19 House Sparrows. From the Ugly, 8 Shag were in the Landing Bay. A large gull flock, that involved loitering birds and local breeders, included 7 Great-Black Backed Gull, 235 Herring Gulls and 24 Lesser-Black Backed Gulls. Offshore of Benjamin’s Chair, 26 Guillemots, 61 Razorbills, 2 Puffins, 7 Manx Shearwaters, and a pair of Rock Pipit. Millcombe was quiet with 6 Woodpigeons, a single Chiffchaff, single Blackcap, 3 Whitethroats,14 Wrens, 5 Blackbirds, single Song Thrush, 2 Robins, 5 Dunnocks, 4 Chaffinches, 13 Linnets, 6 Goldfinches. In the Fields, 20 Carrion Crows, 3 Ravens, 4 Skylarks, 32 Starlings, 4 Wheatear, a single Stonechat, 14 Meadow Pipits and 4 Pied Wagtails were spotted.

2024 06 14 ManxShearwater OLCOL TWestonOur first Manx Shearwater at our study colony. ©Thomas Weston

The first Manx Shearwater chick of the year from the artificial boxes was seen today, having hatched either today or yesterday.