Thursday, 16 July 2015

16th July, 2015 Beachy Head Damp sea-mist warm SE 2

Arrived to another morning of sea-mist, although not as bad as yesterday and managed to cover most of the Headland sites, with the highlight being a Black Redstart at Birling.

Red-legged Partridge 1
Sand Martin 8 S
Meadow Pipit c40 including a number of juvs.
Black Redstart 1 female on the wall of Birling car park. I wonder if this has arrived on the SE winds.
Stonechat 18
Blackbird 7
Song Thrush 1
Common Whitethroat 13
Blackcap 1 singing
Willow Warbler 1 adult (our first returning Willow for the Autumn)
Goldfinch 35 (Mostly juvs)
Linnet 80
Corn Bunting 5

Dark Green Fritillary at Birling
(Not often you photograph these on snow in July??)