Sunday, 1 April 2012

1st April, 2012 Beachy Head Sunny, very clear & cool. N 0-1

A very short sea-watch from 07.15-07.45 in very clear sunny conditions. We then covered virtually the whole of the Headland including the field and Cliff Path:

Gannet 7 E
Brent Goose 8 E
Common Buzzard 1
Peregrine 1 flying very low down over the sea.
Sandwich Tern 2
Auk Sp. 2
Short Eared Owl 1 flushed from the cliff Gully behind B/T wood.
Stonechat 4
Wheatear 10
Blackcap 1 female
Chiffchaff 3
Carrion Crow 4 in off the sea.
Raven 1
Linnet 50

Record shots of today's Short Eared Owl.

One of today's 10 Wheatears 

Male Chaffinch posing nicely for the camera in Shooters Bottom