Sunday, 16 May 2004

16th May 2004 Beachy 6.15am – 2.00pm. Virtually calm becoming hot and sunny

Fulmar c.5
Gannet c.1E
Cormorant 1
Canada Goose 2W
Shelduck 3E
Scoter c.50E
Sparrowhawk 1
Peregrine 2
Pheasant h
Curlew c.6E
Pomarine Skua 27 (a flock of 19 with 3 higher followed by a 2 and a 3 all of which sat on sea)
Black-headed Gull c.10E
Little Gull 1 being a 1st-s
Kittiwake c.10
Sandwich Tern c.20E
Commic Tern c.35E
Guillemot c.3 sat on sea
Collared Dove 2
Swift c.6
Swallow c.10
Pied Wagtail 1
Lesser Whitethroat 1 + h
Whitethroat c.15
Willow Warbler h
Chiffchaff h
Spotted Flycatcher 2
Long-tailed Tit 1
Jay 1
Linnet c.10
Redpoll 1 flew west over Beachy Head Hotel. Pale rump noted in flight so suspected Mealy. Coincidentally 2 probable Mealy Redpolls trapped at Portland today.
Goldfinch c.5
Corn Bunting 2