Sunday, 27 February 2011

27th February 2011 Beachy Head 7.45am - 8.15am NNW2 Clear

Common Buzzard 2
Peregrine 1
Kestrel 1
Mediteranean Gull 1 adult
Common Gull c.500
Auk sp. 2E, 4W
Stock Dove 2
Song Thrush 2
Stonechat 1 male
Skylark c.35
Meadow Pipit 2
Pied Wagtail 2
Corn Bunting 1 singing male
Goldfinch c.3
Linnet 1
Adult Mediterranean Gull at Birling
Male Stonechat at Birling
Singing male Corn Bunting near Cornish Farm
Common Buzzard over the Cattle Field

Saturday, 26 February 2011

26th February 2011 Burpham & Barnham

Bewick's Swan 5 adults

Bewick's Swans at Burpham

Whooper Swan 5 adults

Whooper Swans at Barnham

Sunday, 20 February 2011

20th February 2011 Birling Gap NNW1 Overcast 7.30am-8.00am

Great Crested Grebe 2 on sea
Brent Goose 20E, 1 on sea off Cow Gap
Gadwall 1E
Kestrel 1
Common Gull c.500
Golden Plover 7 in off the sea over Birling Gap continued flying north
Blackbird c.10
Song Thrush 3
Fieldfare 1
Skylark c.50
Meadow Pipit 3, 5N
Long-tailed Tit 10
Reed Bunting 1 male Cornish Farm
Corn Bunting 1 male singing Cornish Farm
Goldfinch 1
Greenfinch 1
Chaffinch c.15
Violet in Belle Tout Wood

Long Down

Singing male Corn Bunting at Cornish Farm

Carrion Crow above Whitbread Hollow

Magpie above Whitbread Hollow

Saturday, 19 February 2011

19th February 2011 Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire

Red Kite 1 M40
ORIENTAL TURTLE DOVE 1 first-winter ex. BOURC/IRBC 511
Woodlark 4 fvo south of Chipping Norton

Oriental Turtle Dove at Chipping Norton (Jake Everitt)
Oriental Turtle Dove at Chipping Norton (Dave Hutton)

Thursday, 17 February 2011

17th February 2011 Rainham Marshes RSPB

Common Buzzard 3 enroute
SLATY-BACKED GULL 1 near-adult ex. if accepted BOURC/IRBC 510

Slaty-backed Gull at Rainham (Simon Chidwick) - the first record for Britain

Slaty-backed Gull in London (Steve Arlow)

Tuesday, 15 February 2011

15th February 2011 Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire

Red Kite 12
Common Buzzard 1

Ring-necked Parakeet c.35

Sunday, 13 February 2011

12th February 2011 Birling Gap 8.45 - 9.15am WSW2 Fog and rain cleared

Red-throated Diver 1E
Great Crested Grebe 10 on sea
Brent Geese 10E
Wigeon 30E
Peregrine 1
Auk sp. 17E, 5 on sea
Curlew 1
Meadow Pipit 1
Grey Wagtail 1
Skylark c.25
Stonechat 1 male
Black Redstart 1 male ex.
Mistle Thrush 1
Fieldfare 1
Long-tailed Tit 9
Greenfinch 3
Chaffinch c.10
Gorse in bloom at Birling Gap

Singing male Dunnock at Birling Gap

Male Black Redstart at Birling Gap

Male Stonechat at Birling Gap
Treecreeper 1
Treecreeper at Litlington
Newhaven Ouse Project
Cetti's Warbler h singing
Reed Bunting c.50