Sunday, 4 July 2010

4th July 2010 Beachy Head Calm and sunny becoming W4

Manx Shearwater 1E at 6.10pm & 2E at 6.38pm
Gannet c.50 off Birling
Scoter 24E
Peregrine 1 ad.
Guillemot 3E s/p
Bonxie 1 off Birling
Mediterranean Gull 1ad E, 1 1W E
Sandwich Tern 6E
Cuckoo 1 ad.
Swift 16
Swallow 4W, 2
House Martin 1W
Sand Martin 2W & 20S and out to sea
Pied Wagtail 1 juv.
Stonechat 11 incl. juvs
Whitethroat 8
Lesser Whitethroat h
Chiffchaff h
Goldfinch 16 incl. juvs
Corn Bunting 3 singing males

Harbour Porpoise 1 off Birling

Dark Green Fritillary c.75
Marbled White c.125
Red Admiral 1
Comma 2
Small Tortoiseshell 3
Meadow Brown 5
Large White 3
Small Heath 15
Large Skipper 5
Small / Essex Skipper c.25
Small Copper 1

Spotted Orchid 3
Pyramidal Orchid c.150
Lizard Orchid 1

Juvenile Stonechat at Birling Gap

Common Whitethroat at Belle Toute

Large Skipper at Birling

Marbled White at Belle Toute

Lizard Orchid at Beachy Head

Variant Pyramidal Orchid at the Old Trapping Area

Male Small Skipper in the Old Trapping Area

Six-spot Burnet Moths in Cow Gap

Dark Green Fritillary in Cow Gap

Comma in Whitbread Hollow