Sunday, 19 February 2012

19th February, 2012 Castle Water, Scotney & Dungeness

Doreen and myself first visited Castle Water and spent a couple of hours in the hide:

Avocet 2
Common Snipe 7
Marsh Harrier 1
Bittern 1
Pintail 10
Plus the common duck & Grey-lags etc.

Onto Scotney:
50 Barnacles with usual hybrids
30 White-fronted Geese

and finally Dungeness:
5 Smew
2 Marsh Harriers
6 Tree Sparrows
1 Great White Egret

4 Hares were seen on our walk over to Castle Water

7 Snipe showed well in front of the hide

A Bittern walked out in front of the hide on Castle Water

Two Avocets flew around Castle Water

At Scotney 50 Barnacles with the usual hybrids

30 Whitefronts flew around Scotney

A Marsh Harrier came over us at Dungeness

As we were about to leave Dungeness the Great White Egret put in an appearance.