Saturday, 18 October 2014

18 October 2014 Beachy Head Fine warm but breezy S 5

We met up with RJF and JK at Birling and covered all the main sites on the Headland meeting up with RKH, RES and RK during the morning. RJF also visited Crowlink  Still good numbers of Ring Ouzels present with a late Hobby seen at Crowlink.
NT visited Belle Tout area late in the afternoon and had a Firecrest and 2 Ring Ouzels in the scrub by the western side of Belle Tout wood.

Kestrel 3
Merlin 1
Hobby 1 Crowlink
Peregrine 1
Great Black-backed Gull 800 at Crowlink (Our largest number recorded on a day-previous largest day record was on the 8/10/2000 when 600 were logged).
Skylark 30
Swallow 75
House Martin 1
Alba Wagtail 12 E
Wheatear 1
Ring Ouzel 30+
Blackbird 8
Song Thrush 1
Chiffchaff 5
Firecrest 1
Jay 4
Goldfinch 150
Linnet 400 in the top fields

Clouded Yellow 1