Sunday, 31 May 2015

A day of bright blue skies, fresh winds and mild temperatures saw a reasonable selection of avian species on show, the most noteworthy of which was the Shore Lark, present for its second day on the island. Out to sea, a single Arctic Tern flew past, along with nine Fulmars, 1098 Manx Shearwaters, 25 Gannets, 312 Kittiwakes, 195 Guillemots, 230 Razorbills and one Puffin,.Five Spotted Flycatchers and three Siskins were the only passerine migrants of note.

Shore Lark

Ruby-tailed Wasp (Chrysis ignita)

Common Marbled Carpet

1 comment:

  1. Holy hell!!! That Ruby-tailed Wasp is incredulously stunning. And yet another amazing pic by Ben.