Lundy trip 2013

The 2013 Lundy trip was very enjoyable despite the awful weather, rough seas to and from the island made it an interesting journey both ways,given that the cloud base was sat like a cover over the island then add fog/mist and rain you could not see more than 20 yards, but the following birds speciesnwere identified (P = photo’s taken)
 
Shearwater
Razorbill ( P )
Guillemot ( P )
Skua (single bird just off of the island as we were leaving)
Gannets ( P )
Oystercatcher ( P )
Kittiwake
Great and Lesser ( P ) Black Backed Gulls
White ( P ) & Pied Wagtail
Dunnock
Magpie
Carrion crow (Nesting)
Swallow
White Throat ( P )
Fulmar
Cormorant
Shag
Wheatear (dark race sp)
Storm Petrol
Wren
Warbler sp ( green / grey upper body very yellow below
Spotted Flycatcher (female) ( P )
Sedge Warbler ( P )
Chiffchaff (tristis) ( P )
Gold Crest
Raven
Starling
Redstart (female)
 
A few seals seen around the island and two high speed  dolphins brightened the journy back

Posted May 14th, 2013 at 6:05 pm by Steve Hopper in Bird News