Tuesday, 15 April 2014

15 April 2014 Beachy Head Clear sunny and cold with an early morning frost. N-NE 2-4

RDME sea-watched from 06.40-07.20 and then covered the Birling to Belle Tout loop. We covered all the usual sites on the Headland including the Cliff Path and Cornish Farm track. We also met up with RK and RB.
Virtually no movement at sea, and other than a few Swallows and Linnets arriving ,very few migrants seen on the Headland.

Gannet 2 E and 3 W
Common Scoter 6 E
Sparrowhawk 1
Peregrine 2
Whimbrel 1 E - our first for the year
Black-headed Gull 5 E
Kittiwake 80 E
Swallow 12
Stonechat 6
Chiffchaff 11
Raven 1
Linnet 50
Corn Bunting 4

Corn Bunting in full song.