Monday, 30 May 2011

30th May 2011 Beachy Head & Pevensey Levels WSW3 Foggy and Overcast

Sparrowhawk 1
Peregrine 2
Mediterranean Gull 2W ad summer off Cow Gap
Commic Tern 1E
Turtle Dove 1 heard purring in sothernmost bushes in gully below Cow Gap
Collared Dove 1 gully south of Belle Toute
Swallow 43
House Martin 2
Pied Wagtail 1
Stonechat 11 including 5 juvs
Robin 2 including 1 juv.
Whitethroat 58
Lesser Whitethroat 6h singing
Blackcap 4h
Reed Warbler 2h singing
Chiffchaff 5
Starling 15 including juvs
Linnet 38
Corn Bunting 2

Seal 1
Hare 1

Speckled Wood 1

Small Heath 2
Adonis Blue 4

Adonis Blue at Beachy Head

Pevensey Levels
Tree Sparrow c.6

Tree Sparrow at Pevensey Levels

Sunday, 29 May 2011

29th May 2011 Birling Gap Seawatch 7am-9.40am, 12.00-12.30pm WSW6 Overcast Cuckmere & Arlington

Manx Shearwater 1E
Gannet c.75W
Little Egret 2W
Scoter 65E
Pomarine Skua 1E
Arctic Skua 3E
Mediterranean Gull 4E ad S
Lesser Black-backed Gull 2
Swallow 5 including 2 in off
Lesser Whitethroat h
Corn Bunting 2

Red-rumped Swallow 1

 Red-rumped Swallow in the Cuckmere

probable Nordic Jackdaw 1

Saturday, 28 May 2011

28th May 2011 Birling Gap Seawatch 6.50am-8.50am 10am-10.30am 12.30pm-1.30pm WSW5-6

Manx Shearwater 1E at 10.20am
Gannet c.20E
Scoter 11E
Merganser 1W drake
Peregrine 2
Oystercatcher 4W
Arctic Skua 4E
Mediterranean Gull 2E ad s
Kittiwake c.20
Sandwich Tern 5W
Auk sp. 4E, 1 on sea
Racing Pigeons c.60 in off!
Swift 5
Skylark 10
Swallow 10 with a few in off
Whitethroat c.10h
Lesser Whitethroat c.3 h
Chiffchaff 2h
Linnet c.10
Goldfinch 2
Corn Bunting 1

Thursday, 26 May 2011

26th May 2011 Birling Gap Seawatch 6.50pm - 9pm WSW6

Gannet 25E
Manx Shearwater 1W at 7.57pm
Mallard 1W
Arctic Skua 1 d/p offshore occasionally chasing Kittiwakes
Kittiwake 35W

Stormy seas off Birling Gap

Saturday, 21 May 2011

21st May 2011 Drive from Wheatley to Toronto

Pileated Woodpecker 1 fvo

Friday, 20 May 2011

20th May 2011 Pt. Pelee

Great White Egret 3
Green Heron 1
Wood Duck 1
Turkey Vulture 15
Northern Harrier 1 male
Cooper's Hawk 1
Broad-winged Hawk 10S
Red-tailed Hawk 2S
Osprey 1
Wild Turkey 1
Grey Plover 40
Semipalmated Plover 1
Lesser Yellowlegs 2
Spotted Sandpiper 1
Dunlin c.300
Semipalmated Sandpiper 3
Least Sandpiper 10
Red-necked Phalarope 2
Bonaparte's Gull c.60
Ring-billed Gull c.100
Greater Black-backed Gull 2
Caspian Tern 2
Gull with yellow legs 1
Common Nighthawk 1
Chimney Swift 8
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 2
Downy Woodpecker 1
Northern Flicker 1
Alder/Willow Flycatcher 2
Eastern Kingbird 8
Red-eyed Vireo 3
Warbling Vireo 1
Philadelphia Vireo 1
Blue Jay 4
Sand Martin 6
Tree Swallow 80
Swallow 20
Black-capped Chickadee 1
House Wren 1
Wood Thrush 1
Swainson's Thrush 4
Grey Catbird 10
Brown Thrasher 1
Tenessee Warbler 3
Nashville Warbler 5
Yellow Warbler 30
Chestnut-sided Warbler 3
Magnolia Warbler 3
Black-throated Blue Warbler 2
Blackburnian Warbler 1
Black-throated Green Warbler 1
Prothonotary Warbler 1
Black-and-white Warbler 1
American Redstart 8
Mourning Warbler 1
Common Yellowthroat 6
Wilson's Warbler 1
Canada Warbler 3
Rose-breasted Grosbeak 3
Indigo Bunting 2
Chipping Sparrow 8
Savannah Sparrow 1
White-crowned Sparrow 6
Song Sparrow 1
Lincoln's Sparrow 2
Baltimore Oriole 15
Orchard Oriole 4
American Goldfinch 4

Tenessee Warbler at the Point

Adult Broad-winged Hawk over the Visitor Centre

Broad-winged Hawks over the Visitor Centre

Red-tailed Hawk over the Visitor Centre

Turkey Vulture over the Visitor Centre

Snake in Tilden's Wood

Prothonotary Warbler in Tilden's Wood

American Redstart in Tilden's Wood

Common Nighthawk in Tilden's Wood

Male Rose-breasted Grosbeak in Tilden's Wood

Snake in Tilden's Wood

Great White Egret at Hillman's Marsh

Male Northern Harrier near Hillman's Marsh

My parents along West Beach Trail

Semipalmated Sandpiper at Hillman's Marsh

Least Sandpiper at Hillman's Marsh

Red-necked Phalaropes near Leamington

Dunlin at Wheatley Harbour