Lying astride the
mouth of the Bristol Channel, Lundy has long proved to be a
magnet for migrating birds, with a long list of major rarities
to its name, and is nationally important for its breeding seabirds.
The island is perhaps
best known by birdwatchers for its rare vagrants, however,
news of their arrival is often slow to reach the mainland and
relies on the relatively few visiting birders reporting their
sightings to bird information lines. The annual bird report
published by the Lundy Field Society provides an overview and
permanent record, but is not a news service as such.
This website has been developed with the aim of filling that
gap, and to provide a convenient and easily accessible means
of sharing recent sightings of birds on Lundy.
success of this voluntary, not-for-profit venture will depend
on birdwatchers sending in reports, and photographs using the
Submit sightings button below. I look forward to
hearing from you.