Tuesday, 28 July 2009

Beachy Head area 25th July, 2009

Two views taken in Whitbred Hollow.
Willow Warbler near Birling Gap

Comma near Belle Toute wood
Clouded Yellow in Whitbred Hollow
Arrived at the Head at 06.15 hrs with DC, and spent 5 hours walking on the Headland. Met up with RHC in Shooters Bottom, and Martin Casemore & Ron Knight at Belle Toute wood.

Sparrow Hawk 1 male
Peregrine 1
Turtle Dove 1 West through Shooters Bootom. (our first for the year & an early date for a returning migrant).
Swift 2
Sand Martin 40
Swallow 30
Grasshopper Warbler 1
Sedge Warbler 1
Lesser Whitethroat 1
Common Whitethroat 21
Willow Warbler 8

Clouded Yellow 3 (first for the year).
Brown Argus 2
Chalk Hill Blue 50
Small Copper 2
Painted Lady 40
Comma 1