Monday, 16 August 2010

16th August 2010 Beachy Head WNW4-5 becoming N3 Sunny

RDME covered the whole area today from Birling to Whitbread Hollow being rewarded with pockets of good numbers of migrants:

Sparrowhawk 1
Buzzard 1 on the ground in Cow Gap
Kestrel 1
Sand Martin 25NE
Swallow 50
Nightingale 1 calling from tamarisk hedge at Birling Gap Lane
Whinchat 4
Pied Flycatcher 5 ex.
(2 Old Trapping Area, 2 Icky Ridge & 1 Cliff Path)
Redstart 3 (fem Old Trapping Area, fem Icky Ridge, male Hollow)
Sedge Warbler 1
Garden Warbler 1
Lesser Whitethroat 2
Whitethroat 40
Willow Warbler 55
Raven 1

Pied Flycatcher in the Old Trapping Area

Willow Warbler in the Old Trapping Area

Pied Flycatcher at Icky Ridge