Sunday, 8 July 2012

8 July 2012 Rye & Icklesham

We first visited Rye Harbour and walked around the new flood and Ternery Pool. On our way to Icklesham
we called in and saw the Marsh Helleborines and then  carried onto the flooded meadow at Icklesham:

Rye area
Eider 1st S drake saw on the sands the other side of the river
Oystercatcher c75
Avocet 25
Ringed Plover 6
Dunlin 4
Common Sandpiper 1
Redshank 40
Greenshank 1 adult
Black Tailed Godwit 1
Little Tern 25
Common & Sandwich Terns good numbers
Mediterranean Gull 10
Water Rail calling
Turtle Dove 3
Wheatear 1 juv.
Cetti's Warbler 1 singing

Marsh Helleborines c80

Icklesham flooded field
Little Ringed Plover 2 adults
Wood Sandpipers 2 adults (1 going out of s/p)
Green Sandpiper 7-8
Greenshank 1 adult

Common Terns at Rye

Sandwich Terns at Rye


Juvenile Mediterranean Gull at Rye

Little Egret and Greenshank at Rye

 Marsh Helleborines

Green Sandpipers at Icklesham

Adult Wood Sandpiper at Icklesham

Adult Little Ringed Plover at Icklesham