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Friday, 29 August 2014


As l saw Matt Eade was heading to Dungeness
l gave him a call then we meet up at the ARC pit.

Red-necked Phalarope was their distant and Little stint
then went to see the Melodious Warbler mist the wryneck
then to Rye for Curlew Sandpiper.
A nice Afternoon birding...

Little Stint
 Both Red-necked Phal & Little Stint

 Melodious Warbler

Thursday, 28 August 2014

Thursday morning at Seaford Head

A short walk
around the Dung heep down to Hope gap
5 yellow wags 8 Wheatears 1 Whinchat
a few Whitethroats and Blackcaps
not a lot around this morning
but nice to get out for a walk with great Veiws
of Birling gap..

 Male Wheatear

 meadow pipit
 Hope Gap looking to Birling Gap

Sunday, 24 August 2014

Ashdown Old Lodge

I went to Old lodge looking for birds of prey
first seeing 4 Hobby's go through then a Common Buzzard
up a Sparrow Hawk come through and a Kestrel over head
other bird where 2 Ravens 16 Stonechat Redstart's tree Pipit
moved on to the Black pool for some macro shots.

 Sparrow Hawk
 Common Darter
 Mother shitpton Catapillar
 Buff-tip catapillars
 Jumping spider
 Cross spider
 Forest bug

Friday, 22 August 2014

Morning down the Cuckmere

Cuckmere birds

Meet Matt Eade & Marc Read
We Walked the Cuckmere down to the scrap and Back
Wheatear Whinchat Stonechat Meadow pipit Green finch Goldfinch
House Sparrow Linnet starling Blackbird Reed Warbler Whitethroat
Dunlin Ringed Plover Grey Heron Little Egret Skylark Raven Redshank
Oystercatcher Cormorant Magpie Willow Warbler Carrion Crow some Gulls.



 Ringed Plover

 Little Egret fight
 High Kick
 Up Close

Thursday, 21 August 2014

Old Lodge

 A Two Hour walk at the old lodge Ashdown
3 Ravens over head 8 Redstart 2 Stonechat 2 Goldcrest
Willow Warblers Chiffchaff Robin Swallow



 Juv Redstart

Tuesday, 19 August 2014

Southwater area Hornet

When l was looking for Dragonfly's
I watched this Hornet going up and down the path looking
for food then it got hold of a Median Wasp the battle was one sided.

 Hornet with a Median Wasp

Saturday, 16 August 2014

Seaford Head

A early Patch walk with Matt Eade
Around Seaford Head starting with 2 Snipe 8 Wheatears at dung heap
then 8 Yellow wags 2 Sparrow hawks loads of Whitethroats lesser Whitethroats
Reed Warblers Willow Warblers Sand &House Martins Swallows a Swift
Common Buzzard Stonechat and Juv and a lovely Humming-Bird Hawkmoth.
and much more.

 Sparrow Hawk
 Willow Warbler
 Lesser Whitethroat
 Reed Warbler
 Southern Hawker
 Humming-Bird Hawkmoth