Sunday, 12 August 2001

12th August 2001 Beachy Head 6.30am - 11.30am. Strong westerly wind and overcast.

Fulmar c.5
Balearic Shearwater 2 both very dark individuals, one extremely so. Pale belly seen on both. Underwings silvery and not unlike Sooty Shearwater. Flew west very close inshore. Excellent.
Gannet c.25
Sparrowhawk 1
Kestrel c.2
Peregrine 1
Sandwich Tern c.4 W
Swift c.10
Skylark c.4
Sand Martin c.5
Swallow c.10
Meadow Pipit c.5
Stonechat c.2
Whitethroat c.10
Willow Warbler c.5
Corn Bunting c.10