Excellent ringing total for June

30th June 2013 – overcast W3
Mid-morning observations produced 70 Manx Shearwater, 30 Common Scoter, 25 Gannet, 13 Kittiwake, 3 Guillemot, 2 Arctic Skua and a Great Skua.
Grounded Migrants
An early returning Chiffchaff was logged.
Diurnal Migration
A trickle of Swift was noted.
An excellent ringing total for the month involved 139 birds of 11 species with a steady arrival of post-breeding Starling leading the way. Individual species totals were as follows: Starling (92), Greenfinch (14), Goldfinch (10), Sedge Warbler (9), House Sparrow (4), Whitethroat (3), Lapwing (2), Reed Bunting (2), Wllow Warbler (1), Chiffchaff (1) and Magpie (1).