Friday, 26 April 2013

26 Apr 2013 Beachy Head Heavy rain during morning clearing late morning N 1-2

Heavy rain during the early morning with the wind switching back to the north, we had a late start waiting for the rain to ease. Small arrival of migrants with Wheatears totaling 14 and our first Whinchats for the year. The Long-eared Owl was still showing in Shooters Bottom.

Common Buzzard 1
Sparrowhawk 1
Kestrel 3
Long-eared Owl 1
Swallow 3
Whinchat 3
Wheatear 14
Common Whitethroat 12
Blackcap 1
Chiffchaff 1
Willow Warbler 7
Raven 1
Linnet 40

Red Admiral 1

Chiffchaff at Birling

 Wheatears at Birling

Raven over Shooters Bottom

Three more pictures of the Long-eared Owl taken by D.Cooper yesterday.