Saturday, 17 March 2001

17/3/01 Beachy Head 7.30am - 11.00am. Misty with light SW wind. Mild

Little Egret c.3 Cuckmere Valley
Pheasant c.3
Oystercatcher 5
Sand Martin 2 north over St. Bede’s School
Meadow Pipit c.70 including flocks in off the sea
Pied Wagtail c.5 (possibly including 2 Whites in off)
Wheatear c.40 (30 at Beachy and 10 near Holywell) - impressive fall for so early
Chiffchaff c.10
Goldcrest c.8
Firecrest 1 along edge of Belle Toute wood seen from car !! (Foot & Mouth outbreak)
Linnet 1