Malcolm kindly sent through some information on a dead Razorbill found down on the beach, directly below Malcom's house by John Gamble...
This bird was ringed by the Scan Ringing Group at age at least 2 years, sex unknown, on05-Jun-2010 at Puffin Island, Isle of Anglesey, UK, OS Map reference SH6582.
It was found on 24-Sep-2020 at Bruichladdich, Islay, Argyll and Bute, UK, OS Map reference NR2763
Finding condition: Freshly dead Finding circumstances: Bird found dead ,Extra Information: On beach
It was found 3764 days after it was ringed, 313 km from the ringing site, direction NNW.
So, just over 10 years old.
Peter yesterday morning had seen
2 pairs of Black Guillemots back close in at Bruichladdich Pier this morning - all of course in winter plumage, but the first I've noticed here for a while.
George E Jackson had seen a Barn Owl, out on the wing, in the car headlights as he drove home last night
This afternoon we had Wheatear fly across the road in front of us and then just shortly afterwards a brightly coloured Stonechat was seen