Wednesday, 28 September 2011

28th September, 2011. Beachy Head. Fine sunny & hot but with smog inland. SE1

Only arrived on the Headland during the late morning and briefly met up with GG at Birling.
RDME was ringing in Whitbread Hollow. The following are our combined totals with birds ringed in brackets:

Sparrowhawk 2
Merlin 1
Hobby 1-2
Tawny Owl 1
Swallow 100
Common Redstart 1
Common Whitethroat 5 (2)
Blackcap 120 (27)
Chiffchaff 45 (6 trapped)
Goldcrest 2

Common Blue 1
Small Heath 1
Red Admiral c10
Meadow Brown 4

Common Darter 2

Hobby over Belle Tout Wood

Chiffchaff at Birling

Common Darter at Birling