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Wednesday, 29 August 2012

Cuckmere Haven & Beachy

Headed first to Cuckmere Haven
for the Wryneck had good views but distant
tide came in and more waders on the way back
Dunlin Ringed Plover Knot Kingfisher Egyptian Geese
Wheatears meadow pipits Willow warbler Sparrowhawk.
Linnets Whinchat Wheatears Spotted flycatcher Stonechat
Willow warbler Whitethroat Lesser Whitethroat Swift
Swallow Sand martin.

 Juv Ringed Plover
 Red Admiral
 Migrant Hawker
 Egyptian geese

Monday, 27 August 2012

Norfolk and Lincolnshire

Got to Frampton marsh rspb first and we
Me Matt Jake went to 360 hide and in 15 min
saw the Red-necked Phalarope had a quick look around.
Then headed to Blakeney point Norfolk this was a hard walk along loss shingle
 it took over 1 hour to do 4 miles we all got to see the Greenish Warbler
and a pied flycatcher that was in the same area. l was it move around low down
as wind was hard an fast the bird was 1-2 feet off the ground . Only for 20 seconds or so
no pics but great to see one 2 new lifers for the day.

 Red-necked Phalarope

 Pied Flycatcher

Sunday, 26 August 2012

Cissbury Ring
had a early walk around the east side and trigger point
saw house martins spotted flycatcher lots of willow warblers
whitethroats lesser whitethroat linnets meadow pipit
kestrel stonechat green & great spotted woodpecker and more.
juv stonechat
 spotted flycatcher
 willow warbler

 common blue
 Raven at cuckmere haven
in the evening

Wednesday, 22 August 2012

Oare Marshes

first time to Oare marsh looks great
with common sandpiper ruff curlew sand pipers
in the first veiws around the area we stopped at.
So we walked round going to three hides on rot
with yellow wagtails bearded tit avocet black-tailed godwit
5 birds of prey kestrel sparrowhawk common buzzard
hobby marsh harrier a few snipe around.
Common Sandpiper
 Migrant Hawker
 Yellow wagtails
 Black-tailed godwit
 Curlew Sandpiper
Golden Plover

Tuesday, 21 August 2012

Beachy Head

started at the old trapping area
then looking around cow gap area
2 redstarts 2 spotted flycatchers
lesser whitethroat whitethroat
chiffchaff willow warbler sparrowhawk


Monday, 20 August 2012

Beachy Head
meet pete & john at shooters bottom
not a lot moving today we went to most areas
around beachy old trapping area had the most birds
with spotted flycatcher lesser whitethroat willow warblers
fog was down over most of the morning.
Linnet at shooters bottom

 Spotted flycatcher

 Wall brown
 common blue
 silver Y

Sunday, 19 August 2012

Spotted Crake
At Farlington marshes

got there at 6pm saw the lovely crake twice
so only got 3 pics not good ones and a video

 on right side of pic

Thursday, 16 August 2012

Seaford Head

walked harrys bush to cottages then hope gap around the field
then dung heap to car park some whitethroats willow warblers
skylarks meadow pipits wheatears linnets 2 Whinchats jays
Swifts House martins
Police at Hope Gap