Monday, 30 May 2011

30th May, 2011 Beachy Head, Foggy & Overcast WSW 6

Sparrowhawk 1
Peregrine 2
Mediterranean Gull 2W ad summer off Cow Gap
Commic Tern 1E
Turtle Dove 1 heard purring in sothernmost bushes in gully below Cow Gap
Collared Dove 1 gully south of Belle Toute
Swallow 43
House Martin 2
Pied Wagtail 1
Stonechat 11 including 5 juvs
Robin 2 including 1 juv.
Whitethroat 58
Lesser Whitethroat 6h singing
Blackcap 4h
Reed Warbler 2h singing
Chiffchaff 5
Starling 15 including juvs
Linnet 38
Corn Bunting 2

Seal 1
Hare 1

Adonis Blue

Sunday, 29 May 2011

29th May, 2011 Beachy Head Overcast WSW 6

Sea-watched from Birling Gap 07.00-09.40 & 12.00 & 12.30, and recorded the following:
Manx Shearwater 1E
Gannet c.75W
Little Egret 2W
Scoter 65E
Pomarine Skua 1E
Arctic Skua 3E
Mediterranean Gull 4E ad S
Lesser Black-backed Gull 2
Swallow 5 including 2 in off
Lesser Whitethroat h
Corn Bunting 2

28th May 2011 Birling Gap Seawatch 6.50am-8.50am 10am-10.30am 12.30pm-1.30pm WSW5-6

Manx Shearwater 1E at 10.20am

Gannet c.20E
Scoter 11E
Merganser 1W drake
Peregrine 2
Oystercatcher 4W
Arctic Skua 4E
Mediterranean Gull 2E ad s
Kittiwake c.20
Sandwich Tern 5W
Auk sp. 4E, 1 on sea
Racing Pigeons c.60 in off!
Swift 5
Skylark 10
Swallow 10 with a few in off
Whitethroat c.10h
Lesser Whitethroat c.3 h
Chiffchaff 2h
Linnet c.10
Goldfinch 2
Corn Bunting 1