Wednesday, 15 February 2012

15th February, 2012 Castle Water & Dungeness

First visited Castle Water at Rye and we then moved on to Dungeness:

Bewick Swan 32 on the ARC Pit
White Fronted Goose 65 (9 flew over Rye & 56 on Castle Water before flying off)
Pink Footed Goose 4 with the White Fronts on Castle Water
Greylag Good numbers seen
Barnacle Goose 40 at Scotney with 6+ hybrids
Bar Headed Goose 1 flew in to Castle Water
Gadwall 100 seen on Castle Water & good numbers at Dungeness
Pintail Small numbers on Castle Water & Dungeness
Long Tailed Duck at Dungeness
Goldeneye 10 at Dungeness
Smew 10 at Dungeness
Goosander 1 pair at Dungeness
Ruddy Duck 3 at Dungeness
Marsh Harrier 3-4
Black Tailed Godwit 3 on Castle Water
Common Snipe 4 on Castle Water
Cetti's Warbler 1 on the ice on the ARC Pit.
Tree Sparrow 10 Dungeness




Part of the White Fronted Geese flock at Castle Water





32 Bewick Swans were seen on the ARC Pit at Dungeness








Red-headed Smew on the ARC Pit


Cetti's Warbler feeding on the ice on the ARC Pit