Sunday, 11 March 2012

18th March 2012 Birling Seawatch

Red-throated Diver 1 on the sea
Eider 2E drakes
Common Scoter 2 E & 1 W
Red Kite 1E high at 13.05
Peregrine 3
Mediterranean Gull 4 E & 1 flew inland
Black-headed Gull c.300 many inland
Herring Gull c.400 coasting W many 1w
Sandwich Tern 3E & 3W
Auk sp. 10E, 10W, 2 on the sea
Guillemot 1 on the sea
Tawny Owl 2
Great Spotted Woodpecker 1h drumming
Pied Wagtail 2 in the field
White Wagtail 1N, 1 male in the field ex.
Alba Wagtail c.5N
Black Redstart 1 adult male ex.
Stonechat 3
Wheatear 7
Fieldfare 2
Redwing 3
Song Thrush 2
Blackcap 1h singing
Goldcrest 1
Firecrest 2
Long-tailed Tit 2
Treecreeper 1
Raven 2
Linnet 17 (9W)
Reed Bunting 1W

Adult male Peregrine at Birling

Adult summer Mediterranean Gull at Birling 

 Meadow Pipit at Birling

Adult male Black Redstart at Belle Tout
they don't come any better than this beauty!

Adult male Wheatear at Belle Tout

Winter-plumaged Guillemot off Birling

 Happy Mother's Day Mum!

 Firecrest in the Old Trapping Area

Red Kite over the Top Fields

Beachy Head Lighthouse on a glorious Spring day

Egyptian Goose 2

Egyptian Geese in the Cuckmere