Tuesday, 29 December 2015

29th December 2015 Birling 8.20am - 9.20am SSW4 Overcast & Rodmell

Red-throated Diver 7 E, 9 W
Little Egret 1 on beach
Gannet c.10 E, c.10 W
Fulmar 3
Brent 8 E, 6 W
Scoter 1 E female
Wigeon 16 E
Common Gull 45 E
Mediterranean Gull 5 E all ad w/p
Guillemot 4 E
Auk sp. 4E

White-fronted Goose 4

Eurasian White-fronted Geese at Rodmell
Four were seen on and off at Rodmell last Winter so it was tempting to think the same four had returned but the lower individual above clearly looks a juvenile so perhaps the adult pair have returned with their latest offspring?