• Lapland Bunting

    Lapland Bunting © R Campey

  • Hoopoe

    Hoopoe © D Jones

  • Red-rumped Swallow

    Red-rumped Swallow © D Fox

  • Baltimore Oriole

    Baltimore Oriole © T Wright

  • Common Rosefinch

    Common Rosefinch © D Jones

  • Great Northern Diver

    Great Northern Diver © S Cossey

  • Sora
  • Pale-bellied Brent Goose

    Pale-bellied Brent Goose © R Taylor

A busy seabird productivity day resulting in good coverage across the island. Lots of the passerines are heading into moult, so our resident species are a little lower than expected as they head for cover to replace their feathers.

24 06 30 Guillemot StMarksStone Thomas WestonGuillemot chick at our productivity colony. ©Thomas Weston

Totals from across the island included a single Mallard, 6 Feral Pigeons, a single Woodpigeon, 8 Collared Dove, 7 Oystercatcher, single Curlew heard over the Landing Bay, 476 Puffins, 3352 Guillemots, 833 Razorbills, 200 Auk sp.., 72 Herring Gulls, 10 Great-Black Backed Gulls, 13 Lesser-Black Backed Gull, 38 Fulmar, 60 Manx Shearwaters, 2 Gannets, 29 Shag, single Kestrel, single Peregrine, 15 Carrion Crows, 7 Raven, 12 Skylark, 4 Swallow, 4 Whitethroats, single Chiffchaff, 4 Blackcaps, 9 Wrens, 56 Starlings, 2 Blackbirds, single Song Thrush, 2 Robin, 26 Wheatears, 5 Stonechat, single Dunnock, 36 House Sparrows, 3 Pied Wagtails, 28 Meadow Pipits, 4 Rock Pipits, 5 Chaffinch, 47 Linnets and 7 Goldfinches were seen.