Saturday, 27 February 2010

27th February 2010 Upper Cuckmere and Birling Gap

Upper Cuckmere
Teal 50
Wigeon 50
Peregrine 2 adults with kill

Birling Gap Seawatch SSW5 7.55am to 8.55am
Great Crested Grebe 1 on sea
Brent Goose 14E
Scoter 2E
Fulmar c.15
Gannet 3W ad
Auk sp. 1 on sea
Mediterranean Gull 3E all ad S.
Common Gull 15
Herring Gull 50
Rock Pipit h
Goldfinch 5 Belle Tout Wood
Chaffinch 2 Belle Tout Wood

Burgess Hill
Common Buzzard 1

Sunday, 21 February 2010

21st February 2010 Birling Gap

Birling Gap Seawatch 8.30am - 10.00am SSW5 with pulses of squally rain
Brent 6E
Scoter 4E
Red-throated Diver 9E, 1W
Great Crested Grebe 5E, 1 on sea
Fulmar c.15
Gannet 30E adults 2W imm's
Cormorant 1E adult breeding
Curlew 1E
Common Gull 30 over fields
Mediterranean Gull 3E (1ad s, 2ad w)
Kittiwake 8E
Razorbill 3E
Rock Pipit 1
Jackdaw 50

Saturday, 20 February 2010

20th February 2010 Selsey and Sompting

Great Northern Diver 2 on sea
Great Crested Grebe 6 on sea
Slavonian Grebe 7 on sea
Red-breasted Merganser 12

Long-eared Owl 1 fvo

Thursday, 18 February 2010

17th February 2010 Burgess Hill

Fieldfare 3
Bullfinch 1 male

Sunday, 14 February 2010

14th February 2010 Wivelsfield, Pett, Castle Water, Ternery Pool and Northiam

Fieldfare 100
Yellowhammer 10

Fieldfare at Wivelsfield (JFC)

White-fronted Geese 20
Brent Geese 6
Knot 1

Castle Water
Bittern 2 ex.
Smew 3 (1 drake)
Pintail 6
Marsh Harrier 2
Water Rail 1 ex.
Fieldfare 30
Raven 3

Water Rail at Castle Water (JFC)

Bittern at Castle Water

Ternery Pool
Smew 1
Spotted Redshank 1

Ternery Pool at Rye Harbour Nature Reserve

Northiam Station
Whooper Swan 1 adult
Teal 50

Saturday, 13 February 2010

13th February 2010 Piddinghoe, Selsey and West Dean

Little Egret 2
Buzzard 1
Stock Dove 50
Common Crane 1 near-adult ex.
Fieldfare 10
Near-adult Common Crane at Piddinghoe
Selsey Bill
Gannet 2E
Diver sp. 2E
Great Crested Grebe 2
Red-breasted Merganser 15
Common Scoter 10
Mediterranean Gull 5
Sandwich Tern 3
Turnstone at Selsey

Mediterranean Gulls at Selsey
West Dean Woods
Woodpigeon 750
Siskin 2

Sunday, 7 February 2010

7th February 2010 Burton Mill Pond, Coates Common & Arundel

Burton Mill Pond
Little Egret 1
Mandarin 5
Aythya hybrid 1 Drake Tufted x Pochard
Kingfisher 1

Burton Mill Pond

Aythya hybrid - a drake Tufted Duck x Pochard hybrid (the commonest naturally occuring hybrid Duck in the UK) at Burton Mill Pond

Coates Common
Buzzard 1
Woodlark 1 singing

Coates Common

Woodlark at Coates Common

Bewick's Swan 42
Treecreeper 1

Arundel Castle with a herd of Bewick's Swans in the foreground

Saturday, 6 February 2010

6th February 2010 Chelwood & Old Lodge

Long Car Park, Chelwood
Great Grey Shrike 1
Redpoll 1
Crossbill h
Great Grey Shrike in Ashdown Forest

Old Lodge
Sparrowhawk 1
Stock Dove 4
Great Spotted Woodpecker 1
Fieldfare 70
Redpoll 7
Crossbill 16

Old Lodge, Ashdown Forest

Redpoll at Old Lodge

Fallow Deer at Old Lodge