3rd May 2022

Lanlivery: Belated update for March and April and early May. A frustrating couple of months, with migrants few and far between. New species:

Chiffchaff, first on 13/3
Swallow, first on 11/4
Willow Warbler, first on 12/4
Blackcap, also first on 12/4
Great Black-backed Gull, on 17/4
Lesser Black-backed Gull, on 17/4
Bullfinch, not common in our garden, two on 24/4
Grasshopper Warbler, present in neighbouring field from 26/4
Cuckoo, present from 28/4

Grey Heron, one over on 2/5
Brings running total to 54 species. (Phil McVey)