• Great Northern Diver

    Great Northern Diver © S Cossey

  • Sora
  • Pale-bellied Brent Goose

    Pale-bellied Brent Goose © R Taylor

  • Lapland Bunting

    Lapland Bunting © R Campey

  • Red-rumped Swallow

    Red-rumped Swallow © D Fox

  • Baltimore Oriole

    Baltimore Oriole © T Wright

  • Hoopoe

    Hoopoe © D Jones

  • Common Rosefinch

    Common Rosefinch © D Jones

Compared to recent census counts, Millcombe was on the quiet side with 3 singing Whitethroats, 7 Blackbirds, 2 Dunnock, 3 Woodpigeon, single Song Thrush, 4 Robin, a few of the 15 Wrens, a single Chaffinch, 5 Goldfinches and a flyover Swallow. Walking along the south coast resulted in 3 Swifts that came inoff; 14 Guillemots, 41 Razorbills, 3 Puffin and 3 Rock Pipit from Benjamin’s Chair; 4 Skylarks heard singing; 14 Wheatears and 4 Stonechats hopping along the walls; 15 Meadow Pipits in the fields; a Grey heron flew inoff the sea before spiralling high and flying North. There was a second that did the same near Quarter Wall and was seen to be a different individual based on plumage features. The flocks of non-breeding/failed breeding gulls resulted in a single Great-Black Backed Gull, 174 Herring Gulls and 14 Lesser-Black Backed Gull. Feeding with the sheep included 16 Carrion Crows, 4 Ravens, 2 Pied Wagtails, 15 Linnets and 62 Starlings. In the Village, 4 Feral Pigeons, 7 Collared Dove and 16 House Sparrows were seen.