Sunday, 26 February 2006

26th February 2006 Beachy Cold NE 4-5 Seawatch 7.15am – 9.45am

Red-legged Partridge 1 Ditchling Beacon
Barn Owl 1 Glynde
Shelduck 3E
Wigeon 3E, 7 on sea with Great Crested Grebes
Scoter 5E, 3W
Smew 3E drakes at 8.45am – first record for Beachy
Red-breasted Merganser 2E pair
Red-throated Diver 14E
Great Crested Grebe 2E, 17 on sea
Fulmar 15
Gannet 11E, 3W
Cormorant 1E, 2W
Oystercatcher 6W
Lapwing 1E low over water and quite distant offshore
Curlew 2E
Mediterranean Gull 1E 1st-w
Black-headed Gull 6E, 10 offshore
Common Gull 75 off Birling
Herring Gull 75E including mainly non-adults, 25 offshore
Great Black-backed Gull 65
Kittiwake 10 offshore
Guillemot 1E
Razorbill 2 on sea
Auk sp. 211E, 19W
House Sparrow h
Wren 1
Jackdaw 10