Sunday, 19 October 2003

19th October 2003 Beachy 7.15am – 2.30pm. Strong E wind with some low cloud moving over

Kestrel c.2
Peregrine 2
Merlin 1 juv/fem
Snipe 1
Wood Pigeon c.100
Short-eared Owl 1 same bird as previous day lacking some secondaries
Skylark c.20
Sand Martin 1
Swallow c.20
House Martin c.10
Meadow Pipit c.10
Pied Wagtail c.20
Black Redstart 1
Stonechat c.5
Fieldfare 6
Ring Ouzel c.5
Chiffchaff c.5
Goldcrest c.5
Firecrest c.2
Continental Coal Tit 1 Belle Toute Wood. Black crown with white nape stripe and white cheeks. Mantle blue-grey as were wings with prominent tips to coverts forming two wingbars. Black throat and clean underparts.
Long-tailed Tit c.10
Jay 1
Chaffinch c.5
Brambling c.3
Goldfinch c.250
Siskin c.5
Reed Bunting 1