Overcast conditions with an early morning shower gave some hope of grounded migrants. Some Swifts and Sand Martins moved through but warblers were virtually absent. Highlight were 2 Cuckoos the first a juvenile by the old lighthouse and the second an adult on the edge of Belle Tout wood:
Peregrine 2 (adult and juvenile)
Cuckoo 2 (adult & juvenile)
Swift 110 (100 high W)
Great Spotted Woodpecker 1
Sand Martin 52 E
Common Whitethroat 9
Chalk Hill Blue Approx. 300 between Birling & Belle Tout
Small Copper 1
Dark Green Fritillary 1
Marbled White 6
Map showing where the 3rdYr. Herring Gull was ringed on the 11/2/12
which was seen on the beach at Birling Gap on the 21/7/12
Juvenile Cuckoo at the Old Lighthouse, 1 of 2 seen today.
Two of the 4 Ravens over Icky Ridge.