Saturday, 24 July 2004

24th July 2004 Beachy 6am – 11am. Weir Wood Reservoir 8.15pm – 8.30pm Ashdown 8.45pm – 9.30pm

Gannet 100 in feeding flock off Cow Gap
Cormorant 9E Cow Gap
Night Heron 1 imm. Plumage recalled a dusky/dingy adult showing some streaking on the neck sides and retaing some white spots on the upperwing coverts. Two long white plumes. Appeared to swim briefly before walking onto a log and flying north never to be seen again.
Lapwing 1 Beachy
Mandarin c.12
Nightjar 1 others heard calling and churring
Swift 74 Beachy
Sand Martin 1 Beachy
Swallow 21 Beachy
Stonechat 4
Song Thrush 2
Blackbird 1
Blackcap 2
Lesser Whitethroat 3
Whitethroat 29
Sedge Warbler 3 including 1 ringed bird in Cow Gap
Reed Warbler 1 ringed
Willow Warbler 20
Chiffchaff 1
Bullfinch 2
Corn Bunting 1