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2024 06 09 YellowWagtailsFlavaanddFlavissima BartonsField ThomasWestonYellow Wagtails Flava (female) and Flavissima (male) in Bartons Field. ©ThomasWeston

The female Blue-headed Wagtail and the male Yellow Wagtail were seen again in Barton’s Field and showing very well.

On census, 3 Mallard were in Barton’s Field, a Feral Pigeon, 23 House Sparrows and 70 Starlings was in the Village, and a single Swift flew North. Millcombe was sheltered quite a bit from the breeze and held a single Woodpigeon, a flyover Sand Martin, 7 Swallows, 2 House Martins, single Willow Warbler, single Chiffchaff, 8 Wrens, 5 Blackbirds, single Song Thrush, 5 Robins, 3 Dunnocks, single Blackcap, 2 Whitethroats, 6 Chaffinches, 21 Linnets, 11 Goldfinches. From the Ugly, 4 Oystercatchers were seen. Moving around to Benjamin’s Chair saw 134 Guillemots, 41 Razorbills, a single Shag, a single Fulmar, and a single Rock Pipit. In the fields, 7 Wheatear, single Stonechat, 6 Great-Black Backed Gulls, 97 Herring Gulls and 6 Lesser-Black Backed Gulls were spotted, as well as 3 Carrion Crows, 3 Ravens, 7 Skylarks. In the Village, 4 Collared Doves, 70 Starlings, 23 House Sparrows, single Pied Wagtail, 8 Meadow Pipits.