Tuesday, 30 January 2007

30th January 2007 Farnham GPs, Yorkshire

Little Grebe 2
Great Crested Grebe c.10
Tufted Duck c.5
Goldeneye 10

Pacific Diver at Farnham Gravel Pits (Peter Beesley)

Bingley, West Yorkshire
Red Kite 1
American Robin 1
American Robin at Bingley (Mike Weedon)

Near Heathrow
Ring-necked Parakeet c.20

Sunday, 28 January 2007

28th January 2007 Beachy Seawatch 8.45am-9.45am WNW3-4 Overcast and cold

Brent Goose 6W
Wigeon 1W
Red-throated Diver 4E, 2W, 1 on sea
Great Crested Grebe 1W
Fulmar 10
Gannet 14
Little Egret 2
Black-headed Gull 40
Common Gull 5
Herring Gull 6
Great Black-backed Gull 150
Kittiwake 15
Guillemot 1W
Razorbill 31W
Auk sp. 130W
Rock Pipit h
Pied Wagtail 1
Stonechat 1
Jackdaw 10

Lesser Canada Goose 3 found in the Upper Cuckmere. Most closely resembling parvipes). Two-thirds the size of Canada Geese, smaller-billed, being dark-breasted. Just south of Charleston reedbed.

Three Lesser Canada Geese in the Upper Cuckmere (Ian Barnard)
looking typically alert and wary . . .

Saturday, 27 January 2007

27th January 2007 Beachy Seawatch 8.30am – 9.30am. NW2 Mild

Red-throated Diver 5E
Diver sp. 1 on sea
Great Crested Grebe 1 on sea
Fulmar 5E, 1W, 7 on sea, 5 along cliffs of Seven Sisters
Gannet 3W
Cormorant 1E, 3W, 1 on sea
Peregrine 1
Oystercatcher 1E, 6W
Black-headed Gull 2W, 8
Common Gull 1E, 5W
Herring Gull 15W
Great Black-backed Gull 70
Kittiwake 2W, 3E
Auk sp. 1E, 3W
Rock Pipit 1
Pied Wagtail h
Stonechat 2
Jackdaw 25
Rook 3
Carrion Crow 1

Friday, 19 January 2007

19th January 2007 Newick Sewage Farm 9.30am – 11.00am Cold

Chiffchaff 5
Siberian Chiffchaff 1 Call the classic 'lost chick' ihhp. Basically brown and white individual. Whitish supercilium. Upperparts brown without olive tinge. Underparts gleaming white (possibly excluding tristis on current criteria). Legs and bill black.

Wednesday, 17 January 2007