Sunday, 9 October 2011

9th October 2011 Beachy Head W3 Overcast with light showers

Brent Goose 250W
Scoter 1E, 6W
Merganser 11W
Hobby 2
Merlin 1
Curlew 1W
Bonxie 10E
Arctic Skua 4E
Common Tern 10W
Sandwich Tern 2
Auk sp. 3E
Great Spotted Woodpecker 2
Sand Martin 1W
House Martin 10
Swallow 20W
Pied Wagtail 12W
Meadow Pipit 80W
Wheatear 7 including the juvenile
Whinchat 1
Redwing 70W
Ring Ouzel 7
Blackbird 20
Skylark 10W
Blackcap 5
Chiffchaff 18
Goldcrest 3
Starling 200
Linnet 120W, 100
Redpoll 1W
Siskin 150W
Goldfinch 150W
Greenfinch 4
Corn Bunting 2W

Redwings over Chat Vale
Unlike elsewhere in the country we rarely enjoy the spectacle of diurnal passage Winter Thrushes at Beachy so it was nice to see some passage flocks and grounded birds during today's inclement weather conditions.

Siskins passing overhead along the Cliff Path