Friday, 4 April 2014

4 April 2014 Beachy Head Cloudy cold SW/W 3-4

3 April 2014

With news of a Red-breasted Goose heading E with Brent Geese past Selsey Bill at 09.30., Worthing at 10.23, and Splash Point at 11.13, several birders watched it come past Birling with Brent Geese at 11.25. Our first record for Beachy Head.
Pictures of it passing Splash Point can be seen here:

4 April 2014

Bob sea-watched from 06.45-09.00 and was joined for some of the time by RHC. Bob also covered Whitbread Hollow area and PN covered a number of sites on the Headland.

Red-throated Diver 6 E
Gannet 10 E and 3 W
Brent Goose 1,537 E
Eider 9 E
Common Scoter 200 E
Red-breasted Merganser 3 E
Mediterranean Gull 2 E
Little Gull 3 E
Kittiwake 20 E
Sandwich Tern 11 E
Commic Tern 2 E
Blackcap 3
Chiffchaff 3
Willow Warbler 6