Saturday, 30 August 2014

30th August 2014 Beachy SW5 moderating Overcast 7-10am

Balearic Shearwater 1W at 9.32am
Balearic/Manx Shearwater 3W at 7.20am too brief and distant
Little Egret 2E
Shelduck 3E juveniles
Scoter 9E, 4W
Buzzard 1+
Sparrowhawk 1
Arctic Skua 1E
Sandwich Tern 10 W
Common Tern 16 W
Wryneck 1
Swift 2 W
Swallow 102 W
Sand Martin 18 W
Whinchat 1
Yellow Wagtail 2 S
Meadow Pipit 20
Whitethroat 8

Clouded Yellow 3
Adonis Blue 1

Southern Hawker 6

Wryneck in Whitbread Hollow
Found by JK & RJF it proved incredibly wary seemingly content to rest hidden deep in hawthorns but did eventually drop to the ground and commence feeding on ants.

Adonis Blue in Whitbread Hollow
Vulcan Bomber over Whitbread Hollow

Colour-ringed Herring Gulls at Princes Park
A7FM is an old friend (unfortunately now with a limp) and 5TOB a new kid on the block!