Sunday, 26 July 2015

26th July 2015 Beachy Calm and overcast soon becoming SE4 with rain

Yellow-legged Gull 1 juvenile
Cuckoo 1 juvenile at Birling
Swift 1
Sand Martin 17 SE
Swallow 5
Sedge Warbler 3
Reed Warbler 4
Common Whitethroat 17
Blackcap 1
Willow Warbler 2

Juvenile Cuckoo being pursued by a Meadow Pipit at Birling

Reed Warbler at Birling

Common Whitethroat at Belle Tout

Sedge Warbler at Belle Tout

Juvenile Yellow-legged Gull over Chat Vale
Laurence was just telling us about this when the Gulls took flight and it conveniently started circling over us

Saturday, 18 July 2015

18th July 2015 Beachy

Little Egret 2
Common Buzzard 1
Mediterranean Gull 7E adults
Collared Dove 2W
Swift 28W
Great Spotted Woodpecker 1
Sand Martin 1
Swallow 10
Meadow Pipit c.40
Song Thrush 2
Whitethroat 25
Blackcap 2 singing
Willow Warbler 1
Raven 1

White-lettered Hairstreak 3-4

17th July 2015 Burgess Hill

Hobby 1

Thursday, 16 July 2015

15th July 2015 Rodmell

Barn Owl 1
Sand Martin c.10

Tuesday, 14 July 2015

14th July 2015 Newhaven

Sandwich Tern 1

Sandwich Tern at Newhaven

Juvenile Lesser Black-backed Gull at Newhaven

 Successfully fledged juvenile Kestrels

Saturday, 11 July 2015

11th July 2015 Beachy Calm

Scoter 14E
Mediterranean Gull 4W
Black-headed Gull c.70W
Whimbrel 1W
Swift c.20W
Sand Martin 12W

White-lettered Hairstreak 2

Whimbrel west past Beachy
One heard calling an hour or so later was presumably the same individual

White-lettered Hairstreak at Beachy

Tuesday, 7 July 2015

7th July 2015 Rodmell & Newhaven

Green Sandpiper 1

Newhaven Harbour
Mediterranean Gull 1 juvenile

Green Sandpiper at Rodmell
 Juvenile Mediterranean Gull at Newhaven Harbour

Monday, 6 July 2015

6th July 2015 Newhaven

Yellow-legged Gull 1 juvenile
Lesser Black-backed Gull 1 juvenile
Mediterranean Gull 2

Juvenile Yellow-legged Gull at Newhaven harbour

Juvenile Lesser Black-backed Gull at Newhaven harbour
First-summer Mediterranean Gull at Newhaven harbour

 Adult summer Mediterranean Gull at Newhaven harbour

Sunday, 5 July 2015

5th July 2015 Newhaven

Yellow-legged Gull 3+ juveniles




Juvenile Yellow-legged Gulls at Newhaven Harbour

Saturday, 4 July 2015

4th July 2015 Beachy

Little Egret 1
Peregrine 1
Kestrel 1
Stock Dove 1
Swift 3
Common Whitethroat c.20
Blackcap 1 singing 
Raven 4
Starling 100+
Greenfinch 3
Linnet c.100
Goldfinch c.25
Corn Bunting 1
Bottlenose Dolphins 8-10E
Pyramidal Orchid at Beachy
Bottlenose Dolphins off Beachy
just about possible to see their characteristic bottlenoses

Friday, 3 July 2015

3rd July 2015 Southease

Squacco Heron 1 adult
Little Egret c.15



Summer-plumaged adult Squacco Heron at Southease

A summer-plumaged LGRE photographing the Squacco at Southease