A full day for the visiting ringers included a boat trip out to Little Burhou island to colour ring our Cormorant colony.

Most of the chicks were close to fledging so an earlier than usual breeding season here for this species. Always great to see the Puffins (around 100) en route, we also had a couple of smart Mediterranean Gulls and a single flock of 7 Whimbrels along with a steady stream of Swallows and Martins heading north. Sandy Robertson reported 40+ Wheatears around the Alderney coast.
With thanks to local island boat tours company ‘Avanti boat tours’ for our safe passage and transfers on and off Little Burhou.

Photo by Cali Tardivel: Yesterday’s seabird ringing.