Wednesday, 26 February 2014

26 February 2014 Beachy Head Fine, sunny and mild WSW 1-2

Doreen and myself sea-watched from 07.10-08.40: Bob visited Whitbread Hollow

Gannet 1 E
Common Scoter 1 E
Glaucous Gull 1 ad. winter plumage (with still brown streaking on the head and upper breast) W between 08.00-08.05. (Our 19th record for Beachy since 1960, with our last record in 2000).
Mediterranean Gull 1 ad s/p W
Kittiwake 35 W
Common Gull only 10 seen.
Peregrine 1
Great-spotted Woodpecker 1 drumming in the Hollow
Rock Pipit 1
Stonechat 1 pair near Belle Tout wood.
Song Thrush 2
Corn Bunting 1 on fence between Birling and Belle Tout wood.