June 20th

The total nest count made by the gull count team on Burhou this week was 1,106. Approximately 95% were Lesser Black-backed Gulls and 5% Herring Gulls, plus a few Great Black-backed Gulls. The next step is the ringing of the gull chicks early next month.


Great Black-backed Gull chick – Burhou Island


1 Manx Shearwater seen this evening at Houmet Herbe by Paul and Catherine Veron. Just one Curlew, 1 Whimbrel and the Black-headed Gull were on Longis beach today.



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