Monday, 27 July 2009

18th July, 2009 Beachy Head

Sea-watched in windy conditions from Birling Gap from 06.15 to 08.45 hrs with DC & was joined by RHC.
A Hobby flew over the fields at Birling Gap as we arrived.
Fulmar 3-4
Manx Shearwater 2 seen by DC
Gannet 30 East
Redshank 1 West was chased by a Peregrine over the sea.
Mediterranean Gull 24 West including a flock of 18, all adults other than 2 in juvenile plumage.
Auk sp.2 East.

RHC informed us that he and Liz had a Bee-eater for approx. 30 minutes in Hodcombe on the 9th July.