Friday, 3 May 2013

3 May 2013 Beachy Head Sunny cool at first becoming hot

RKH & RES sea-watched from 07.15-11.00 and were joined by Tony Quinn, who also covered some of the Headland sites. After the last 3 mornings when very little was seen moving out to sea, at last a small movement was recorded:

Red-throated Diver 1 on the sea
Black-throated Diver 3 E
Brent Goose 1 E
Common Scoter 162 E
Pomarine Skua 2 high E @ 08.20 (seen later at Dungeness @ 9.09)
Arctic Skua 3 E
Sandwich Tern 35 E
Arctic Tern c50 E
Commic Tern c600 many feeding and moving both E & W (majority were considered to be Common)
Little Tern 1 E
Tawny Owl 1 brown phase found dead on the road near B/T wood.
Common Redstart 1
Spotted Flycatcher 1 at Birling.