Tuesday, 22 March 2011

19th & 20th March, 2011 Beachy Head.

RDME visited the Head on the two dates and covered most sites on the Headland on the 19th. On the 20th he did a short sea-watch in cloudy conditions with S/SW 2 winds but saw very little, and then did various sites on the Headland and also met up with RKH & RES.
RJF & JK also covered a number of sites on the Headland on the 20th. Short summary of the birds seen on both dates, but no summer migrants on the ground were recorded.

Golden Plover 1 N on the 19th.
Whimbrel 1 E on the 20th (Our first for the year).
Curlew 1 E on the 20th.
Peregrine 1 on the 20th.
Tawny Owl on both dates.
Greater Spotted Woodpecker 1 W on the 20th.
Stonechat 3 pairs on the 19th & 3 birds on the 20th.
Raven 1 on the 19th.
Firecrest 2 on the 20th. (RKH & RES).
Corn Bunting 2 on the 19th & 1 on the 20th.