Sunday, 25 July 2010

25th July 2010 Beachy Head WNW1-2 Low cloud with some drizzle

Hobby 1 gained height and flew south out to sea
Peregrine 2
Whimbrel 1 Cow Gap Beach, 1h Chat Vale
Swift 4
Swallow 7
Sand Martin 474 moving south and west
Stonechat 6
Common Redstart 1 male
Meadow Pipit 25
Nightingale h croaking in Chat Vale
Grasshopper Warbler 1
Sedge Warbler 1
Lesser Whitethroat 1
Whitethroat 31
Blackcap 3
Chiffchaff 1
Willow Warbler 12
Long-tailed Tit 16 in a flock above Cow Gap
Starling 70
Goldfinch 5 (including 3 flying east at 30mph alongside the car)
Linnet 30
Corn Bunting 1h

Peacock 1
Red Admiral 1
Dark Green Fritillary 1
Marbled White 1
Chalkhill Blue c.35
Willow Warbler in the Beachy Head Hotel Garden

Chalkhill Blues at Birling Gap (Roger Haggar)

Fox Moth caterpillar at Birling Gap (Roger Haggar)

Ichneumon Fly (Netelia testacea) in Chat Vale (Roger Haggar)

Tachina grossa