Thursday, 31 March 2011
Wednesday, 30 March 2011
Tuesday, 29 March 2011
The Great Tit spent the day feeding amongst the local sparrows. It was trapped for ringing in the afternoon and confirmed as a first-winter female.
Monday, 28 March 2011
Sunday, 27 March 2011
Friday, 25 March 2011
Oystercatchers have been a very conspicuous feature of birding around the island of late, particularly at high tide when they gather inland to feed in the fields.
The long-staying Grey Plover on the links was seen again today. If only someone had checked that part of the island yesterday, we would have equalled the highest ever count.
Thursday, 24 March 2011
Wednesday, 23 March 2011
The problem with having so many Fulmars is that they sometimes obstruct your view of Iceland Gulls.
Tuesday, 22 March 2011
Mass hatch-outs of insects on the beaches have attracted large flocks of feeding Starlings.
Today's arrival was the first movement of Whooper Swans this year.
Friday, 18 March 2011
Monday, 14 March 2011
Tuesday, 8 March 2011
Black Guillemots started to return to the colonies this week, with more than 150 being seen on some days.