Wednesday, 16 September 2015

16th September, 2015 Beachy Head and Langney Point Overcast with periods of rain. E 4-5 decreasing to 3

First stopped at Belle Tout wood and then decided to visit Langney Point due to heavy rain. Sea-watched from Langney for an hour but very poor visibility with fog at sea and after an hour returned to Beachy and checked the Belle Tout area with LP.

Beachy Head:
Kestrel 1
Wryneck 1 
Sand Martin 5
Swallow c400 E
House Martin c100 E
Meadow Pipit 50 E
Grey Wagtail 2 E
Reed Warbler 1
Common Whitethroat 8
Blackcap 40
Chiffchaff 10
Willow Warbler 1
Goldcrest 5
Firecrest 1+
Raven 1+
Corn Bunting 10

Langney Point: Sea-watched from 10.00 - 1100 but visibility very poor with sea-fog.
Good numbers of Swallows moving E many low over the sea with smaller numbers of Meadow Pipits.
Sandwich Tern 6 E
Commic Tern 2 E
Black Tern 1 E - Close in and was dip feeding as it slowly moved E.