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Monday, 30 May 2011

Orchids are out !!

sea watch at selsey bill was slow so me & matt went for some sussex orchids
most are my first time l have seen them so 8 differant orchids is great for me
in one day.. with a old early-purple orchid,bird's-nest orchid,
greater butterfly-orchid,white Helleborine,Fly orchid,common spotted-orchid,
Musk orchid,common Twayblade,
white helleborine
bird's-nest orchid
greater butterfly orchid
common spotted orchid
fly orchid
musk orchid

common twayblade

Wednesday, 25 May 2011

frog firle

a day of butterflies no quail
14 differant skippers large ,dingy,grizzled,
large white,small white,green-veined white,
brimstone,green hairstreak,meadow brown,
small heath,small blue,common blue,
small tortoiseshell,speckled wood,

Tuesday, 24 May 2011


l went to see if any think was close to photo.
 grey heron
 herring gull
tufted duck

then of to see a orchid thanks jake for help..
 Greater Butterfly-orchid

mute swan young

Thursday, 19 May 2011

ashdown forest

Me & John
Headed to Ashdown Forest today and the bird are every were you
look this time of year feeding young and in family groups.
Buzzard,Kestrel,G S woodpecker,Stonechat,Crossbill,
Willow warbler,ChiffChaff, Wren,Blackbird,Magpie,
Carrion crow,Jackdaw,Linnit,Redpoll,Woodlark,
Redstart,Goldcrest,Stock Dove,Wood Pigeon,Jay,
Chaffinch, Goldfinch,Blue tit, Great tit, Long-tailed tit,

Monday, 16 May 2011


this evening at cuckmere a bar-headed goose with the canada geese.

earlier in the day in sussex..

Saturday, 14 May 2011

Arlington reservoir and Firle

watched house martins building a nest on the post office

no sign of the spotted flycatcher today at firle.
Then off to Arlington res.
started with 3 grey wagtails & a pied wagtail, 7 swallow's,2 swift's, 2 dunlin,
2 grey heron, common buzzard, turle dove,2 bullfinch's,spotted flycatcher,wren,
heard a nightingale singing,heard a cuckoo, common whitethroat's by the river,

Then home for lunch..

Friday, 13 May 2011

ashdown forest

Headed to ashdown this evening to see nightjar's
and it was nice to hear them churring and wing clapping
got as close as 20 feet from me.left for home at 10pm

Thursday, 12 May 2011

beachy head & abbotts wood & pulborough brook

started  with a spotted flycatcher on the way to beachy head then butterflies at beachy head and on to abbotts wood for pearl-bordered..
grizzled skipper


green hairstreak

 dingy skipper
Pearl-bordered fritillary
 then heard about the temminck's stint.
so headed to pulborough brook's
good view's