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Thursday, 27 September 2012

Dungeness

A early start but sea watch was not good so headed to the hides
a Black-necked Grebe Marsh Harrier Wheatear pintail Duck
shovelers Teal Shelduck Sandwich Tern Common Tern Gannet
Common scoter Dunlin Kittiwake lots of house Martins Sand martins
Swallows Common Sandpiper..
Turnstone
 Wheatear
Pintail
Marsh Harrier & Lapwings
 Black-necked Grebe
Sand martin & Swallow
 Mallards
 Migrant Hawker

Tuesday, 25 September 2012

Long drive to Norfolk
left at 6am back by 7.30pm
We
Me & John went for the Booted warbler first
and a barred warbler in the same area the Booted flow
past so quick with a willow warbler not good veiws so we
looked for the barred for 1 hour then moved
to see the Red-breasted flycatcher at warham greens
great views with a tit flock and 2 pied flycatchers
then we headed back to the booted warbler for a
second go mutch better this time with a group of
people following it up and down the area we watched it fly and land
a few times but to quick for a pic .

Pied Flycatcher
 Red-Breasted Flycatcher

Friday, 21 September 2012

WARNHAM Res
Jake text so l went off to Warnham horsham
to see the female Red-crested pochard
it keeped its distants but a great bird to see.
thanks mate..

Canada Goose

 Red-crested Pochard

 Greylag goose
Wednesday
At oare Marsh kent
a windy day water level down low here now
lots more dried mud Avocets Black-tailed godwit
some ruff geen sandpiper lapwing curlew sandpiper
dunlin redshank.left bye 12 cold wind with no hat
well bring  next time.
Curlew sandpiper & Dunlin

 Little Egret & Lapwing

Friday, 14 September 2012

After a quick look at Church norton
went with John to weymouth
for a second look at the Short-billed Dowitcher

 Short-billed Dowitcher

 Peregrine

 Common Sandpiper

Tuesday, 11 September 2012

Titchwell Marsh Norfolk

Headed to rspb Titchwell marsh
for a Baird's sandpiper we arrived
at 10o/clock John Matt & me went straight
to the hide as it was showing a Hobby
came through and put all the birds up
 then Baird's sandpiper landed nearer
for the first time .Then had a look round an out to sea
john got eider on his year list and we headed to Ouse washes
to look for the White-rumped sandpiper
after a few hours with no luck we came back home
nice day a new bird for me.

 Baird's sandpiper



Monday, 10 September 2012

Second Day at Rainham Rspb site
after over 9 hours saturday l arrived at 9.30
and was going to leave at 2.15 as it showed
twice but didn't see it showed at 2.10 and
 sat out for 5 mins Great to see after all that time
and pic's WOW a lifer and 290 on my year list.

 Baillon's Crake



Sunday, 9 September 2012

Boat Trip Video's

Common Dolphin

video
Basking Shark

video

White-beaked Dolphin

video


Saturday, 8 September 2012

Boat trip
From west bay Bridport Dorset
a long day with 9am-720pm on the boat
had a great day with storm petrel
Common dolphin &White-beaked Dolphin
and a basking shark manx & balearic shearwaters
Arctic & Great skua.

Storm petrel

 Guillemot
 Balearic shearwater
 Manx shearwater

Common Dolphin
 Basking Shark

 White-beaked Dolphin

Wednesday, 5 September 2012

Dorset
Lodmor RSPB was a

Short-billed Dowitcher

Short-billed with a snipe


 size differants with Black-tailed godwit

 Gadwall

Tuesday, 4 September 2012

Seaford Head
walked to Hope gap around the field back to car park
with whitethroats whinchat stonechat wheatears
robin dunnock fulmar GBB Herring gulls willow warbler
Yellow wagtails meadow pipits linnets 40 differant birds today.
At Beachy head old trapping area
2 Redstarts lesser&common whitethroats sparrowhawk

Wheatear
 Whinchat
 Wheatear