Monday, 4 July 2011

3rd July, 2011. Beachy Head. Fine clear & calm.

Sea-watch from 06.45-07.45 and then covered a number of sites on the Headland:

Little Egret 1 W
Common Scoter 5 E
Kestrel 1 W
Med Gull 4 s/p adults W.
Black Headed Gull 20 W
Sandwich Tern 11 E
Auk sp. 2
Swift 4 W
Pied Wagtail 4 E
Lesser Whitethroat 1
Common Whitethroat 20
Willow Warbler 2 adults in moult.
Raven 1 juv.
Corn Bunting 1 singing

Fox 1
Grey Seal 1 off Birling

Further pictures of the male Stonechat with the large
white rump breeding at Birling, perhaps a genuine rubicola.

Fox at Birling

Marbled Whites at Birling

Tachina grossa at Belle Tout