2nd June Little Owl at Farm chicken sheds. First Razorbill chick spotted at the Basin.
1st June Turtle Dove spotted in fields east of the Farm. Minke Whale seen from Skomer Head heading north.
|Bluebells © Skomer Warden|
30th May First Short-eared Owl chick of the year heard calling in North Valley.
27th May Whinchat seen North Valley.
Pair of Gadwall still present on North Pond. First breeding record since 2004.
First Curlew chicks spotted Shearing Hayes - one of three territories this year. Behaviour changed the day before indicating presence of chicks, 2 seen.
7 Risso's Dolphins and a Little Egret spotted at the Amos.
Singing Nightingale at North Valley Crossing, found by gull counters Mike and Ted Wallen. 17 Glossy Ibis across south coast and Yellow Wagtail flavissima Moorey Mere, found by same.
Osprey seen by several observers flying from Skomer Head across island towards Ramsey.
|Whitethroat song flight © Skomer Warden|
|Razorbill © Skomer Warden|
3 Gadwall spotted at North Pond - Skomer's first record since 2014, found by weekly volunteer Becky Taylor. Black Redstart at farm.
Another good day. Plenty of Blackcaps and Willow Warblers with three Ring Ouzel still around the island. Hoopoe in the fields East of the Farm and Wryneck at Bull Hole. Yesterday; first Cuckoo of the year and a Glaucous Gull.
|Hoopoe over North Valley|
|Ring Ouzel west of the Farm|