Saturday, 10 June 2000

10th June 2000 Beachy 5.30am - 9am. Cloudy with light NW wind. Pett Level 2.45pm - 4pm. Icklesham 4.30pm - 5.30pm. Strong easterly wind

Manx Shearwater 4 distant views off old Belle Toute lighthouse but 95% sure they were Manx.
Gannet c.12 east Beachy
Squacco Heron 1 apparently 1st summer with elongated central plume. Good blue base to bill. Excellent. Pett Sussex 321.
Greylag Goose c.10 Pett
Gadwall c.5 Icklesham
Shoveler c.2 Icklesham
Ruddy Duck 1 male displaying Icklesham
Peregrine 1 Beachy
Little Ringed Plover 2 Icklesham - one leading Black-headed Gull away with broken wing display
Black-tailed Godwit c.3 Icklesham
Black-headed Gull c.150 Icklesham
Swallow c.5 Beachy including 1 juvenile
Long-tailed Tit c.15 - 20 in one flock in rides above Hollow at Beachy
Yellowhammer 2 Beachy