Saturday, 30 September 2000

30th September 2000 Beachy 7.00am - 5pm

Honey Buzzard 50 all heading south out to sea - superb pale morph bird with neat black mask. Amazing spectacle.
Marsh Harrier c.10 part of HB movement with several males seen
Sparrowhawk c.3
Osprey 1 south
Merlin 1
Hobby c.4
Peregrine 1
Swift 2
Swallow c.500
House Martin c.500
Tree Pipit c.50
Redstart 1
Whinchat 1
Wheatear c.3
Lesser Whitethroat 1
Whitethroat c.3
Blackcap c.5
Chiffchaff c.20
Spotted Flycatcher c.3
Long-tailed Tit c.8
Raven 1 hole in centre of left wing (shot ?) and missing a few primaries on left wing