Monday, 14 February 2011

14th February, 2011. Birling Gap. Sunny periods, mild & clear WSW 3.

Doreen and myself did a sea-watch from 07.35 - 08.50, in nice conditions but very little on the move. We also did the lane at Birling. Following were seen:

Red Throated Diver 16(6 E, 4 W & 6 on the sea)
Great Crested Grebe 11 on the sea.
Gannet 17 E (including 1 immature).
Goose sp. 2 E
Shelduck 1 W
Common Gull 300 Birling area.
Kittiwake 20 W
Auk sp.10 on the sea.
Guillemot 2 on the sea.
Razorbill 1 on the sea.

Long Tailed Tit A party of 11 moved W. up the lane at Birling.

Snowdrops in flower amongst the bushes at Birling Gap.