Saturday, 6 March 2004

6th March 2004 Beachy 7.00am – 12.30pm. Mild and calm

Red-throated Diver c.3 flying around offshore
Diver sp. 1E – gave the impression of being a Black-throated but too distant to be sure
Great Crested Grebe 1 on sea
Fulmar c.10
Cormorant 1E
Canada Goose c.20 Cuckmere
Merlin 1 Upper Cuckmere
Oystercatcher c.2
Black-headed Gull c.30
Common Gull c.50
Mediterranean Gull 1 ad. Summer
Herring Gull c.50
Great Black-backed Gull c.20
Wood Pigeon c.20 in single flock moving south
Green Woodpecker 1
Skylark c.20
Rock Pipit 4 petrosus
Meadow Pipit c.15 with a small flock along Cliff Path but others seen in parachuting display
Pied Wagtail 3
Robin c.5
Black Redstart 1 male with extensive white wing patch
Stonechat c.3
Song Thrush c.6
Redwing 3
Blackbird c.15
Dartford Warbler 1 female in small gorse bushes behind the top garden at the top of the lane
Long-tailed Tit 2 Gully (one ringed)
Nuthatch 1 Burgess Hill Bird Table
Raven 1 wheeling around at north end of Cow Gap
Starling c.25
House Sparrow c.5
Chaffinch c.5
Goldfinch c.6
Greenfinch c.2
Corn Bunting 2 including one singing