Monday, 1 May 2000

1st May 2000 Beachy 5.45am - 12.15pm. Fair northeasterly with cloud cover. Cold.

Black-throated Diver 1
Great Crested Grebe 1
Manx Shearwater 2 flew east together
Gannet c.75 E
Brent Goose c.10
Shelduck 2
Sparrowhawk 1
Peregrine 1
Grey Plover c.30
Dunlin c.5
Bar-tailed Godwit c.30
Whimbrel c.3
Greenshank 1 east over Chat Vale
Pomarine Skua 2 (1dark phase, 1 light phase) together and close
Arctic Skua c.5
Bonxie 2
Sandwich Tern c.10
Commic Tern c.50 some with narrow black trailing edges to the primaries so presumably Arctic
Auk sp. 1
Cuckoo h Burgess Hill
Sand Martin 1
Swallow c.6
House Martin 1
Rock Pipit 2
Yellow Wagtail h
Nightingale 2h
Wheatear 2
Lesser Whitethroat h
Whitethroat 10
Willow Warbler c.5
Raven 1 seen (and heard) from the Lane flying towards Belle Toute