Saturday, 12 March 2005

12th March 2005 Beachy Seawatch 7am – 8am, then area until 12.15pm. Sunny Light NW3 strengthening to NW5

Red-throated Diver 5E, 1W
Diver sp. 1W
Great Crested Grebe 1W
Fulmar c.20
Gannet 4E, 1W
Cormorant 1ad W, 1ad E
Brent Goose 1E and 1W off Cow Gap
Shelduck 1 flew north over top fields – prospecting?
Wigeon c.50 Cuckmere
Teal c.10 Cuckmere
Scoter 16E
Red-breasted Merganser 2E
Peregrine 2 pair
Pheasant 1
Oystercatcher 7E, 5W Cow Gap
Black-headed Gull c.10
Common Gull c.5
Herring Gull c.15
Kittiwake 4E, 7W
Auk sp. 30E, 2W
Wood Pigeon c.25 including a flock of c.18 north through Hollow
Green Woodpecker 2
Skylark c.5 including singing individuals
Meadow Pipit c.6 coasting west
Alba Wagtail c.3 in flight
Grey Wagtail 1 north west
Wren c.3
Dunnock c.6
Robin c.12
Song Thrush 5
Blackbird c.15
Goldcrest 1
Long-tailed Tit 2
Jackdaw c.25
Carrion Crow 3 in off sea
House Sparrow c.5
Chaffinch c.8
Linnet c.40
Goldfinch 1

Bedelands Farm, Burgess Hill 2.00pm – 4.00pm Mainly overcast.
Buzzard 1
Kestrel 2
Moorhen 1
Stock Dove 2 displaying
Great Spotted Woodpecker 2
Grey Wagtail 1
Song Thrush c.3
Redwing c.20
Mistle Thrush 2
Goldcrest 3
Bullfinch 1