Saturday, 29 August 2015

29th August 2015 Beachy 2015 SE1 Clear with some cloud

Honey Buzzard 1 flew south out to sea at 11.30am
Merlin 1
Swallow 55
Sand Martin 40
Pied Wagtail 1
Grey Wagtail 1
Yellow Wagtail 32 over
Wheatear 1
Whinchat 1
Redstart 1 female
Grasshopper Warbler 2
Reed Warbler 2
Sedge Warbler 1
Blackcap 2
Whitethroat 65
Lesser Whitethroat 1
Willow Warbler 3

Grasshopper Warbler at Birling
Honey Buzzard departing south out to sea from Beachy Head (all JFC)
Its grey head, black-tipped primaries , prominent broad black trailing edge to wing, pale grey flight feathers, well-defined dark oval carpal patches and almost translucent hands all point to it being an adult male