Sunday, 28 August 2011

28th August, 2011 Beachy Head. Overcast with sunny periods & cool. Wind W. 4-5

Back to the old routine, birding most of the sites on the Head and walked the rough field. Met up with many of the regular birders:

Shag 4 immatures of Birling.
Sparrowhawk 2
Kestrel 1
Peregrine 1
Wryneck 1 in Shooters Bottom
Skylark 25 in rough field.
Sand Martin 2
Swallow 30
Yellow Wagtail 62 passing over the Top Fields.
Whinchat 2
Wheatear 15
Lesser Whitethroat 1
Common Whitethroat 12
Blackcap 3
Willow Warbler 3
Raven 1
Corn Bunting 2

Chalk Hill Blue 2
Small Heath 2
Silver Spotted Skipper 2
Painted Lady 1

Wheatear in Shooters Bottom

Wryneck in Shooters Bottom

Silver Spotted Skipper near Belle Tout wood.

Pictures of 2 Honey Buzzards ( adult male & female)
taken over the Hotel Garden on the 27th by Matt Eade.