Monday, 14 April 2014

14 April 2014 Beachy Head Sunny, very cold at first becoming warm. NE 4

RDME covered Whitbread Hollow, Cow Gap and the Gully, Hotel Garden, Old Trapping Area, Shooters Bottom and Belle Tout wood. PN was also covering a number of the Headland sites.
Just small numbers of night migrants with the highlight being a Ring Ouzel and 4 Redstarts.

Kestrel 1
Swallow 12
Common Redstart 4
Wheatear 1
Ring Ouzel 1 in the Old Trapping Area
Lesser Whitethroat 1
Common Whitethroat 2
Blackcap 11
Chiffchaff 14
Willow Warbler 25
Raven 2
Corn Bunting 1

Orange Tip 2 - Our first for the year.
Early Spider Orchid spike showing in the Gully