24th February

We haven't done a full survey of the Bill area Skylarks just yet but they seem to have reached near to full complement and are certainly now in good voice © Martin Cade:

Although there have been the first signs of Lesser Black-backed Gulls and Meadow Pipits arriving from the south over the last few days, today's only migrant action looked to be another fair spread of non-local Stonechats everywhere © Martin Cade:

We're not sure of the Raven situation further up the island but the Freshwater Bay pair that didn't breed last year have been busy bulking out and lining their nest just lately; this was it last weekend...

...and this is it today:

We'd have expected them to be sitting by now but there was no sign of that today © Jodie Henderson