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June 17 to 21st. A few bits and bobs seen from our Douglas Hotel and approaching on the ferry.

Manx Shearwater 2
Guillimot 2
Gannet 3...seen a bit further out in the Irish Sea.
Black Guillimot 2
Shags
Oystercatchers
Grey Heron 1
Eider 2
Scoter 2
Common Tern 2
Curlew 5
Redshank 2
Dunlin 1
Carrion Crow 2 on beach.
Hooded Crows...on the beach.
Great Black-backed Gull 2
Herring Gulls...including our 2 pet ones perched on our hotel ledge.




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Highlights & for the record: Peel Harbour, Sunday - kittiwake c20 perched along breakwater - Eider ducks. Douglas Bay off Marine drive, Monday - Stonechats - Meadow Pipit - c50 swallows & house martins. Castletown Langness Point, Chough 2 - wheatear many - stonechats - yellow wagtail 2 - linnets - skylark - mipits - little egret 3 - white wagtail 1 - pied wagtails - rock pipits 3 - common scoter 5 - oystercatchers - cormorants - gannets many - curlew. Also 3 bottle nosed dolphins & c15 grey seals

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Douglas Bay Arctic Skua - 3 Hooded Crow - 15+ among black crows Rock Pipit - 3 Along with Eider Duck; Curlew; Gannet; Oystercatcher; Turnstone & usuals

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Port St. Mary on Saturday:

Firecrest


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Glaucous Gull still at Peel yesterday - first seen on Saturday

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90 - 100 Kittiwake on the ledge at Peel Breakwater this am & 30+ Eider in the bay

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50+ Eider in Peel Bay tonight

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Marine Drive (1230 to 1400)
Peregrine - one male (we think)
Kestrel - one
Chough - lots
Raven - one or two
Stonechat - as above
Linnet
Fulmar
Gannet

At one point we could see Raven, Chough and Peregrine at the same time!!

-- Edited by The Peet family on Sunday 20th of April 2014 03:26:45 PM

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21/12/13
Derbyhaven Bay:
Red Necked Grebe biggrin - Lifer
2x Great Northern Driver
6x Black Guillemot
2x Little Grebe

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8 adult Black Guillemot within the marina at Peel today plus a single juvenile

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50+ Eider in Peel Bay on Tuesday
At least 3 Black Guillemot in Douglas harbour yesterday

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Peel Bay this weekend:-
At least 40 and possibly 50 plus Eider - courtship behaviour
At least 6 Black Guillemot
At least 50 and possibly nearer 100 Fulmar
At least 4 Gannet
Also 3/4 Grey Seal & at least a couple of Razorbill


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St John's AM:
3x Siskin
1x Song Thrush
5x Long Tailed Tit

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Peel:
1x Glaucous Gull - 10 yards away - http://www.flickr.com/photos/adamjpeet/8533705209/in/photostream
4x Kittiwake
1x Fulmar

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Port St Mary AM:
1x Dunlin
12x Purple Sandpiper
2x Oystercatcher

Strandhall:
1x Common Gull
15x Wigeon

Douglas Harbour:
20x Redshank
1x Black Swan



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Peel AM:

13x Black Guillemot
5x Turnstone
2x Shag
1x Eider

Flight shot of one of the Black Guillemots:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/adamjpeet/8500631120/in/photostream


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Ballaugh AM:

Flock of 20 fieldfare and a couple of redwing

http://www.flickr.com/photos/adamjpeet/8416022279/in/photostream - photo of a fieldfare flying

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Port St Mary:
Dunlin
15 Purple Sandpiper
Ringed Plover

Derbyhaven:
Barnacle Goose
Brent Goose
Curlew

Fort Island:
2 Grey Plover

Took a photo of the Dunlin:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/adamjpeet/8310824664/

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Eairy Dam:
Two Tufted Ducks http://www.flickr.com/photos/adamjpeet/8299524191/in/photostream/
Moorhen
Coot
Teal
Goldeneye

Peel:
Turnstone
Shag


-- Edited by The Peet family on Monday 24th of December 2012 09:21:17 AM

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Bit of a late post from last Saturday AM:

Shag - walked to the cafe for food

http://www.flickr.com/photos/adamjpeet/8273458179/in/photostream

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Lovely shot that - been quite a few around here, an excellent year so far.

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Port Erin:
20 Waxwings

http://www.flickr.com/photos/adamjpeet/8216082603/in/photostream

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Saturday:
Peel - 8 Turnstones
2 Purple Sandpipers
Kittiwake

Sunday:
Port St Mary - Turnstone
Ringed Plover
Dunlin
Purple Sandpiper
Oystercatcher



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Saturday:
Peel - 5x Black Guillemot
2x Turnstone

Strandhall - Flock of 8 Chough - Photo - http://www.flickr.com/photos/adamjpeet/8175071948/in/photostream

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Link below doesn't work
Photo on flickr

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Link below doesn't work. Black Guillemots were at Peel. New link

Photo on Flickr

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8 Black Guillemots in Winter plumage

Photo on Flickr

-- Edited by The Peet family on Saturday 13th of October 2012 04:32:20 PM

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- Great list that Ian

Smeale:
Ringed Plover
Sanderling

Point of Ayre:
Razorbill
Guillemot
Puffin
Arctic Tern


Flickr - Showcase 2012

-- Edited by The Peet family on Friday 24th of August 2012 09:44:35 PM

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Just spent a week on the Island, experiencing the usual changeable weather.

Hooded Crow
Rook
Jackdaw
Meadow Pipit
Black-Headed Gull
Cormorant
Herring Gull
Oystercatcher
Curlew
Kittiwake
Raven
Swallow
House Martin
Linnet
Blackbird
Magpie
Blue Tit
Chaffinch
Robin
Moorhen
Mallard
Heron
House Sparrow
Hen Harrier (Ring-tail)
Starling
Woodpigeon
Sanderling (few sill in breeding plumage)
Dunlin
Ringed Plover
Guillemot
Mistle Thrush (group of circa 20 on power cables)
Goldfinch
Pied Wagtail
Lesser Black-backed Gull
Canada Geese
"Grey" Geese (Circa 200, looked like Pink-footed)
Rock Pipit
Eider
Chough (seen at Sound, St Michael's Island, Old Laxey, Port Groudle)
Fulmar
Barnacle Geese (Individual birds in the harbours at both Ramsey & Castletown)
Sparrowhawk
Collared Dove
Grey Heron
Redshank
Gannet
Manx Shearwater
Shag
Turnstone
Purple Sandpiper (Peel Castle)
Greater Black-backed Gull
Wheatear (Scarlett Point)
Feral Pigeon
Black Guillemott (Peel Castle)
Peregrine Falcon (Ballasalla, Douglas Harbour & 3 soaring together above Port Jack)

Lots of Grey Seals at numerous locations!
At least 6 Risso's Dolphins at Kallow Point

Butterflies: Small White, Meadow Brown, Common Blue, Wall Brown, Painted Lady

Dipped on the Basking Sharks! Very dissapointed with the boat trips on offer, the customer service was appalling.

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In Garden:

Goldfinch - Record of 7 Yesterday


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St John's:

Siskin

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Peel:

Black Guillemot
Fulmar x10 - Hadn't brought my camera

Flickr - Uploaded Photos from a few weeks ago of Black Guillemots

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Garden This Morning:

Greenfinch - Bird Feeder Tick

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Peel AM:

Black Guillemot x5 Lovely one had a fish in its mouth

Photos on flickr
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Best garden tick yet - a peregrine falcon in the middle of Onchan

Mobbed by a Herring Gull - then had a little tussle then both flew off in the same direction



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Peel AM:

Black Guillemots
Basking Sharks
Guillemot
Razorbill
3 Auks in one day isn't bad

http://www.flickr.com/photos/adamjpeet/7357360012/in/photostream

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Peel:

Black Guillemots
Fulmars
Kittiwakes
Gannets

Goldfinch in garden AM

Flickr Photos

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Private Bird Feeder:
Lesser Redpoll
3 or 4 Siskin



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Derbyhaven

At least 10 Whimbrel

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Today

Point of Ayre:
Wheatear
Ringed Plover
Whimbrel
Sandwich Tern
Shag
Cormorant
Gannet

Yesterday

Peel:
Black Guillemot (at least 5 pairs)
Sandwich Tern
Fulmar
Kittiwake

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Peel am

Glaucous Gull still up Peel Hill

Razorbill
Eider
Black Guillemot
Guillemot
Late Purple Sandpiper
Shag
Fulmar
Kittiwake


Douglas Harbour pm

Black Guillemot

-- Edited by The Peet family on Saturday 21st of April 2012 05:37:59 PM

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Managed The Walk Up Peel Hill Successfully:

Glaucous Gull
Guillemot
Black Guillemot



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Douglas:

Black Guillemot

1st Summer Eider

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Fort Island/Derbyhaven:
50 + Brent Goose (Light bellied)
2 Chough
Single Little Egret
Flock (Possibly over 20 but certainly not hundreds) of Golden Plover
At least 2 Shelduck
2 Turnstone
Eider
Grey Seal - 1 possibly 2
Plus usual Hoodies, Redshank, Wigeon... but no sign of Grey Plover

Geese were unusually vocal - Getting ready to leave?

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Peel:
7 Black Guillemots
Kittiwake
Fulmar


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7 Starlings In Garden - Garden First

Photo On Facebook Page - AJP Photo

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Peel:

Whooper Swan
Shag
Kittiwake
Herring Gull
Feral Pigeon


Eairy Dam:

Teal
Mallard

Tynwald Mills Feeding Station:

Blue Tit
Great Tit
Coal Tit
Goldfinch
Chaffinch
Greenfinch
Blackbird
Siskin
Blackbird
Possible Brambling

My Youtube Page

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2 Collared Doves In Garden Today!!!

Port St Mary:
Purple Sandpiper
Ringed Plover
Dunline
Turnstone
Hooded Crow
Shag
Oystercatcher

Fort Island
Black Guillimot

Derbyhaven:
Chough
Snipe
Shelduck

My Flickr Page - Pic Of Kittiwake

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House Sparrow In Garden

Peel:
Shag
Kittiwake

Tynwald Mills:
Blackbird
Siskin
Chaffinch
Greenfinch
Goldfinch
Blue Tit
Great Tit
Coal Tit
Robin




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Collared Dove Came Back

Highlight:

Snipe


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