Monday, 15 July 2013

Evening update
At about 1945, a single Minke Whale was seen amongst a feeding flock of Gannets to the west of the island. This super cetacean breached twice (2 hours apart), giving only brief, but very much welcome, views. A fantastic end to another beautiful day. 

Despite a misty start to the day, there were very few birds on the island. Wader counts around the Narrows at high tide included two Turnstones, two Ringed Plovers, a Whimbrel, 13 Curlews and two Redshanks.
Inland, a single Willow Warbler was present in the withies.

The adult Swallows have been busy supplying newly-fledged chicks with insects in recent days. A good number of broods have fledged all over the island
 Swallow chicks
This Light Arches was the highlight of the moth session, the first record of the year

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