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Monday, 30 April 2012

Great White Egret
At Lewes levels thanks nick got it and thats a sussex lifer for me
with John,Matt, the layby on the A27
Then a short sea watch got use pom skua as 5 go past Splash point
Then a Ortolan Bunting came in at Dungeness so me & john
went for it as we arrived last time seen was 10am we arrived at 12am
but got a Whinchat in the brush so that got me to 225 on my year list
nice day out at 18 c hot out the wind.

Ringed Plover
 Sussex Great White Egret

Saturday, 28 April 2012

A quick two hours at Warnham res
with swallows swifts house martins
4 common terns grey& pied wagtails
reed warblers blackcaps chiffchaffs

 House Martin
 Reed Warbler
Grey Wagtail
 Common Tern

Friday, 27 April 2012

At Splash point
for a sea watch saw Arctic skua Great skua
sandwich common & commic tern Whimbrel
little gull med gull.
Then at Arlington res
Swallow Sand martin Sparrowhawk Peregrine
Common Buzzard Kestrel Wheatear Linnet
Old Lodge
Sparrowhawk Kestrel Cuckoo Tree pipit
Redstart Stonechat Chaffinch Robin Chiffchaff
Willow warbler
Weirwood res
LRP Buzzard Greenshank Manderin Stock dove
Great skua (Bonxie)
 Arctic skua
 Tree Pipit


 Willow warber

 Stock dove

Thursday, 19 April 2012

Splash Point
Day 2   8am-10.30am what a change
Dick left not long after l arrived
so my count is East 1 Great Skua 1Arctic Skua
4 Manx Shearwater 9 common Scoter.
12 swallows in off
West 1 Greylag goose 1 Whimbrel
feeding off shore
sandwich terns 6 Common Scoter 1 Guillemot

Wednesday, 18 April 2012

Splash Point
9am -12am with Matt  83 Great skua 20 Arctic skua
Sandwich  Common  Arctic  in all  800+ Tern's
31 brent  3 Black-throated diver 6 red-throated diver
100+ Gannet 30 little gull

Tuesday, 17 April 2012

At Abbotsbury Swannery
me & John got a Lifer the Black-winged Stilt
the Bird was 40-60 feet away feeding all the time.
a real superb male..

 Black-winged Stilt

 Black-winged Stilt

Monday, 16 April 2012

Pulbourgh Brooks
saw 7 and heard 9 singing best at adder spot

 All Nightingales today..

Friday, 13 April 2012

Weirwood res & Old lodge
started in the fog at the dam end
lots of blackcaps chiffchaffs & Willow warblers
as the fog cleared l could see sand martin house martin
swallows hawking over the water an  a common tern to.
Moved on to the old lodge with willow warbler
in the car park redstart around chiffchaff and cuckoo
calling but took four and a half hours to see one as it
was very moblie. woodlark linnet goldcrest wren
buzzard woodpeckers green & great spotted nuthatch.


 Willow Warblers

 common tern
 grey wagtail