Sunday, 6 May 2001

6th May 2001 Beachy 6.00am - 12.30pm. Cold NE wind and overcast. Coombe Haven 5pm - 9pm

Little Egret 3 in a tight group in Cuckmere - migrants.
Hobby 1 in off sea at Cow Gap
Peregrine 2
Cuckoo 1 CH
Swift 1
Swallow c.8
House Martin c.5
Nightingale sp. 1 Coombe Haven heard singing in response to playback with a very brief flight view. Cold brown upperparts seen - no tail ! Song lacking the rattle typical of Nightingale.
Lesser Whitethroat 1 + 3h
Whitethroat c.30
Sedge Warbler h CH
Willow Warbler 1
Chiffchaff h
Raven 4