Saturday, 24 February 2001

24/2/01 Ashdown Forest 9.30am - 12.00. Cold with light snow

Wren c.5
Goldcrest c.15
Siskin c.15

Sunday, 18 February 2001

18th February 2001 Beachy Head 8.00am - 12.00. Cold with light E breeze. Overcast.

Red-throated Diver c.20
Little Grebe c.2 Cuckmere
Fulmar c.10
Gannet 1E
Cormorant c.5
Little Egret c.5 Cuckmere
Canada Goose c.20 Cuckmere
Shelduck c.2 Cuckmere
Mallard c.5 Cuckmere
Shoveler 1E
Teal c.5 Cuckmere
Scoter 4E
Sparrowhawk 1
Kestrel 1
Oystercatcher 4E
Lapwing c.25 Cuckmere
Black-headed Gull c.250 Cuckmere
Common Gull c.25 Cuckmere
Herring Gull c.10
Kittiwake c.10
Auk sp. c.15
Green Woodpecker 1
Skylark 2
Rock Pipit c.10
Pied Wagtail c.10 Cuckmere
Black Redstart 1 1st-s. up the Lane
Stonechat 3
Song Thrush 1 roadside
Blackbird c.6
Long-tailed Tit 1 roadside
Starling c.10
House Sparrow c.5
Chaffinch c.12
Goldfinch 2
Greenfinch 2
Yellowhammer c.3 roadside

Saturday, 17 February 2001

17th February 2001 Icklesham 9.00 - 11.00am (I), Dungeness 11.30 - 2.30pm (D), Castle Water 3.00pm - 5.00pm (CW). Weather overcast and cold with moderate wind

Red-throated Diver 1 distant on sea off patch
Diver sp. 1 Scotney distant and very briefly
Slavonian Grebe 1 w/p D
Little Grebe c.6
Great Crested Grebe c.8
Cormorant c.50 (including tree nesting colony of c.30 at Castle Water)
Bittern c.2 CW late afternoon
Little Egret c.6 CW
Grey Heron 2
Whooper Swan 6 D
Snow Goose 4 Scotney GP all white phase
Emperor Goose 1 Scotney GP
White-fronted Goose c.100 Scotney
Greylag Goose c.200 Scotney
Canada Goose c.10
Barnacle Goose c.15 Scotney
Shelduck c.6
Mallard c.6
Gadwall c.20
Shoveler c.6
Wigeon c.60
Teal c.15
Pochard c.60
Canvasback 1 adult male displaying to female Pochard throwing its head back and puffing-up bulge under chin. Neat area of pale on sides of breast running vertically down from fore-flanks. Red eye. All black bill.
Goldeneye c.3
Smew 1 Northpoint, 1 Lade - both redheads
Hen Harrier 1 Icklesham
Sparrowhawk 1
Kestrel 2
Red-legged Partridge 3
Moorhen c.10
Coot c.25
Oystercatcher c.10
Lapwing c.20
Turnstone c.5
Redshank c.3
Snipe c.15
Black-headed Gull c.500
Common Gull c.25
Mediterranean Gull 1 ad. Winter with pure white primaries. Bill bright red. Fairly developed hood.
Herring Gull c.500
Yellow-legged Gull 1 adult on ARC Pit
Lesser Black-backed Gull c.10
Great Black-backed Gull 1
Glaucous Gull 1 1st Winter at the Patch. Large pink bill with black tip. Milky tea with white primaries.
Guillemot c.10D
Stock Dove c.30
Wood Pigeon c.10
Collared Dove c.6
Barn Owl 1 Rye Harbour road
Kingfisher 1 CW
Green Woodpecker 1
Meadow Pipit 1
Pied Wagtail 1
Robin 1
Stonechat 3
Redwing c.5
Mistle Thrush c.3
Fieldfare c.2
Blackbird c.5
Bearded Tit 1 male I
Magpie c.5
Jackdaw c.20
Rook c.35
Carrion Crow c.5
Starling c.25      
House Sparrow c.5
Reed Bunting c.5