Sunday, 22 October 2000

22nd October 2000 Cuckmere 7.45am - 8.30am Beachy 8.45am - 12.30pm. Slight drizzle but calm

Little Grebe c.10 C
Little Egret c.10 C (no sign of Great White Egret)
Wigeon c.10 C and 2 east past Cow Gap
Merlin 1
Hobby 1 (getting late)
Lapwing c.20 C including single bird with pale creamy head and mantle - unfortunately normal black breast band und upperwings in flight.
Greenshank h Birling Gap
Black-headed Gull c.500 C
Short-eared Owl 1 high over Belle Toute wood
Swallow 1
Rock Pipit 2
Ring Ouzel c.7
Redwing 2
Blackcap 2
Chiffchaff c.5 including bird with deformed lower mandible (held vertically down) in Belle Toute wood
Goldcrest c.12
Firecrest 2
Redpoll c.5