Friday, 25 January 2013

25 Jan 2013 Beachy Head Overcast cold E 1-2

Carried out a sea-watch from 07.45-09.00 and then checked Birling lane, the gully at Belle Tout, Belle Tout wood and rough field. An impressive and close flock of 52 Red-throated Divers were present on the sea off the B/T gully but only stayed a few minutes before they all took off and departed out to sea.

Red-throated Diver 119 (63E, 3W, & 1 on the sea plus flock of 52 on the sea and then departed SW) 
Great-crested Grebe 1E
Gannet 4E
Common Scoter 1E
Auk Sp. 316 (267E & 49W)
Guillemot 1 close in on the sea
Razorbill 32E
Skylark 120 in field
Rock Pipit 3-4 Birling
Blackbird 12
Fieldfare 41
Redwing 13
Mistle Thrush 3
Song Thrush 41

Fieldfare at Cornish Farm