Sunday, 23 June 2002

23rd June 2002 Beachy 5.30am - 9.30am. Pett 10.45 - 11.45am. Calm sunny and warm

Fulmar c.5
Gannet 2 immatures
Grey Heron 1E
Greylag Goose c.25 Pett
Canada Goose c.10 Pett
Barnacle Goose 3 Pett
Mallard c.10 Pett
Gadwall 1 Pett
Tufted Duck 5 drakes going into eclipse
Ruddy Duck 2 Pett
Sparrowhawk 1
Kestrel 1
Peregrine 1
Coot c.5 Pett
Lapwing 1 Pett
Common Tern c.3 Pett
Swift c.40 presumably in small feeding flocks all heading west
Sand Martin 1 Pett
House Martin c.5
Meadow Pipit c.3
Pied Wagtail 1
Stonechat c.5
Blackcap h
Whitethroat c.20
Chiffchaff h
Jackdaw c.20
Rook c.50
Starling c.30
House Sparrow c.5
Chaffinch c.3
Linnet c.15
Greenfinch c.3
Reed Bunting 1 male Pett
Corn Bunting 1

Thursday, 20 June 2002

20th June 2002 Church Norton (CN) 1.45pm - 3.00pm. Calm, hot and sunny. Newhaven (N) area 7.00pm - 9.00pm

Fulmar c.3 N
Greylag Goose c.20 Piddinghoe Lake
Canada Goose c.25 Piddinghoe Lake
Black-tailed Godwit c.10 Sidlesham Ferry
Black-headed Gull 1 N
Herring Gull c.20 N
Turtle Dove 1 Sidlesham
Collared Flycatcher 1 adult male CN Small upright black and white Flycatcher. Large oval white patch across forehead. Black crown, lores and ear coverts. Broad white collar encircling nape and meeting white throat, breast, belly and flanks. Mantle black becoming grey on back and white on rump fading to grey on uppertail coverts. Black tail. Large white primary patch. Outer webs of tertials white and bold white wing patch. Black bill with noticeable hooked tip. Excellent scope views obtained. Sussex addition.

Wednesday, 19 June 2002

19th June 2002 Beachy Head 6.30pm - 10.30pm. Calm warm and sunny

Fulmar c.5
Common Buzzard 1 Burgess Hill.
Kestrel 1 female
Peregrine 1
Cuckoo 1 flew into Belle Toute wood
Little Owl 1 behind Hodcombe
Swift c.10
Green Woodpecker 1
Skylark 1
Swallow 1
House Martin c.5
Meadow Pipit c.3
Wren 1
Whitethroat c.5
Starling c.50
House Sparrow c.5
Chaffinch 1
Linnet c.5
Corn Bunting 1

Monday, 17 June 2002

17th June 2002 Ashdown Forest 6.30pm - 10.30pm. Calm warm and sunny


Woodcock c.10 roding
Nightjar 1
Stonechat 2
Redpoll c.10