• Red-rumped Swallow

    Red-rumped Swallow © D Fox

  • Common Rosefinch

    Common Rosefinch © D Jones

  • Lapland Bunting

    Lapland Bunting © R Campey

  • Pale-bellied Brent Goose

    Pale-bellied Brent Goose © R Taylor

  • Baltimore Oriole

    Baltimore Oriole © T Wright

  • Hoopoe

    Hoopoe © D Jones

  • Great Northern Diver

    Great Northern Diver © S Cossey

  • Sora

Census was completed today as well as seabird surveys.

On census, 5 Mallard, a single Feral Pigeon, single Woodpigeon, 2 Oystercatchers, 3 Kittiwakes, 6 Great-Black Backed Gulls, 221 Herring Gulls, 9 Lesser-Black Backed Gulls, 94 Guillemots, 36 Razorbills, 3 Puffins, 50+ Auk spp, single Gannet, 3 Shag, the Hooded Crow x Carrion Crow hybrid, 6 Carrion Crows, 4 Ravens, 5 Skylarks, Swallow, 2 House Martins, single Blackcap, 3 Whitethroat, 2 Willow Warblers, 2 Chiffchaffs, 13 Wrens, 56 Starlings, 10 Blackbirds, single Song Thrush, 2 Robins, single Stonechat, 8 Dunnocks, 25 House Sparrows, 3 Pied Wagtails, 8 Meadow Pipits, single Rock Pipit, 2 Chaffinches, 9 Linnets, 9 Goldfinches and a single Siskin that flew in off the sea at Benjamin’s Chair.

2024 06 02 LesserBlackBackedgull JennysCove ThomasWestonLesser-Black Backed Gull Jenny's Cove. ©ThomasWeston

Seabird surveys were successful with thousands of birds flying around the sites which is incredible! And, because we love the gulls, take a look at this beautiful Lesser-Black Backed Gull!