Sunday, 5 August 2001

5th August 2001 Beachy Head 6am - 11am. Wind moderate westerly. Sunny

Fulmar c.5
Gannet c.200
Red Kite 1 Dwarfed the crows mobbing it. Long, deeply-forked tail immediately obvious, rufous when viewed from above. White windows of inner hand contrasting with darker primaries. Pale panel across inner part of the upperwing obvious. Probably an adult as appeared quite rufous bodied. Pale head. Ex.
Kestrel c.4
Peregrine 2 adults
Swift 4
Green Woodpecker c.8 including several juveniles
Sand Martin 2
Swallow c.10
House Martin c.10
Wheatear 1
Whitethroat c.15
Reed Warbler 1
Willow Warbler c.10