• Great Northern Diver

    Great Northern Diver © S Cossey

  • Lapland Bunting

    Lapland Bunting © R Campey

  • Red-rumped Swallow

    Red-rumped Swallow © D Fox

  • Hoopoe

    Hoopoe © D Jones

  • Pale-bellied Brent Goose

    Pale-bellied Brent Goose © R Taylor

  • Common Rosefinch

    Common Rosefinch © D Jones

  • Sora
  • Baltimore Oriole

    Baltimore Oriole © T Wright

A quiet period for the island with the breeding season in full swing for most of the seabirds and passerines. Our seabird productivity surveys were not undertaken today resulting in observations for auks coming from census counts only hence the low numbers.

Totals from across the island included a single Mallard, 4 Feral Pigeons, a single Woodpigeon, 9 Collared Dove, 2 Oystercatcher, 3 Puffins, 57 Guillemots, 61 Razorbills, 35 Herring Gulls, 5 Great-Black Backed Gulls, 13 Lesser-Black Backed Gull, single Fulmar, Manx Shearwaters, 3 Shag, 3 Carrion Crows, 3 Raven, single Skylark, single Swallow, 2 Whitethroats, single Chiffchaff, 2 Blackcaps, 4 Wrens, 42 Starlings, 2 Blackbirds, single Song Thrush, 2 Robin, 3 Wheatears, single Stonechat, 2 Dunnock, 22 House Sparrows, 2 Pied Wagtails, 3 Meadow Pipits, single Rock Pipits, single Chaffinch, 6 Linnets and 2 Goldfinches were seen.