• Hoopoe

    Hoopoe © D Jones

  • Lapland Bunting

    Lapland Bunting © R Campey

  • Common Rosefinch

    Common Rosefinch © D Jones

  • Red-rumped Swallow

    Red-rumped Swallow © D Fox

  • Pale-bellied Brent Goose

    Pale-bellied Brent Goose © R Taylor

  • Great Northern Diver

    Great Northern Diver © S Cossey

  • Baltimore Oriole

    Baltimore Oriole © T Wright

  • Sora

A calm, nice, sunny day today.

24 03 18 Linnet Pondsbury Thomas WestonOne of our returning Linnet near Pondsbury. ©Thomas Weston

Census counts from involved 13 Wrens, the singing male Song Thrush, 3 Oystercatchers in the Landing Bay, 3 Robins, 11 Ravens, 27 House Sparrows, 7 Blackbirds, female Merlin flew below the Tavern, 4 Pied Wagtails, 2 Redwing, 8 ‘alba’ Wagtails north, 4 Chaffinch, 7 Dunnock, an increase to 10 Goldcrest, 14 Meadow Pipit, singing Goldfinch, 2 Gannet, 3 Fulmar, 151 Razorbill, single Guillemot, 4 Shag, 6 Chiffchaff including one in subsong, 3 Woodpigeon, 2 Great Black-backed Gulls, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gulls, 5 Stonechat with two pairs noted, 3 Linnet, 32 Carrion Crow, 14 Skylark, Rock Pipit, 114 Herring Gulls, 3 Mallards, 52 Starling, 3 Sand Martin flew North and 2 Cormorants also flew North.

A quick check on Pondbury resulted in the Green-winged Teal male, a female Teal, a Linnet, 5 Sand Martins, 4 Meadow Pipits, 6 Skylarks and a Wren.