Monday, 27 July 2009

Beachy Head area 23rd July, 2009

Lesser Whitethroat in Shooters Bottom

Essex Skipper in the Old Trapping Area

Marbled White in Cow Gap.

Arrived at 06.15am and walked virtually the whole area, and several new arrivals were seen.

Sparrow Hawk 1male
Peregrine 2 off Shooters Bottom
Cuckoo 1 flew across Whitbred Hollow and up into the Rides. (My first for the year).
Grasshopper Warbler 1 in Cow Gap. (First for the Autumn).
Sedge Warbler 1 at Birling Gap (First for the Autumn).
Lesser Whitethroat 2
Common Whitethroat 29
Blackcap 1

Painted Lady 40
Marbled White 4
Essex Skipper 1