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Monday, 30 September 2013

Cissbury ring & hope Gap

Started the day at Cissbury Ring
with loads of swallows & House Martins
going through an Meadow pipits and chiffchaff
around the area.
Then Jake called we headed to Hope Gap
as a Booted Warbler was found arrived at 12.15
didn't show for 30 mins then 3-4 second views
but stayed low most of the time Great to see
this rare birds.

House Martins
  House Martin with White crown
 Hope Gap Booted Warbler
 Climping Warbler
 Hope Gap Booted in flight
 Climping Warbler in flight

Sunday, 29 September 2013

Ashdown Forest

A slow walk doing the normal areas
40+ Mistle thrush 15 wood lark meadow pipits
6 Stonechat a Peregrine & Kestrel

 Wood Lark
 Mistle Thrush


Saturday, 28 September 2013

Birling Gap

Not a lot around
meadow pipits house martins swallows chaffinch
chiffchaff blackcap the Autumn Lady's-tresses still
their. A Devil's Coach-Horse crossing the path.

Autumn Lady's-Tresses Orchid
 Meadow Pipits
 Devil's Coach-Horse

Friday, 27 September 2013

Burpham triangle

A few Red Kite
around today with Common Buzzard Kestrel
& Grey Partridge in groups. nice afternoon walk.

 Grey Partridge

 Red Kite

 Common Buzzard
 not sharing food

Wednesday, 25 September 2013

Lesser Yellowlegs

Cliffe Pools

Watched the Lesser yellowlegs it was with 4 Ruff
all the time l was their.
Then a quick look at Oares marsh

 Lesser Yellowlegs


Tuesday, 24 September 2013

Portland Bill Dorset

At the bill Portland

went to see the Melodious Warbler
that showed well feed most of the time
and flow off and returned after 20 min's gone in mod land

 Melodious Warbler

 Little Owl

Friday, 20 September 2013

Brown Shrike

 Hampshire today
a Brown Shrike was found at Warsash
so had a afternoon trip to see this lovely bird
it stayed distant all the time but a great lifer
to get on this shrike week.

 Brown Shrike

Wednesday, 18 September 2013

Two Shrike's & I'm OUT

Went for the Lesser Grey Shrike
today in Suffolk & got a Red backed Shrike
to end the day to. Lunch at Sizewell beach
we got to see a Arctic Skua on the beach
with Common Sandwich Roseate Tern's at the boil
+10 Little gulls.

 Lesser Grey Shrike

 Red Backed Shrike

 Arctic Skua

 in the frame
 Caterpillar l think a Fox moth