Friday, 25 September 2015

25th September 2015 Beachy Head Fine and clear W 1

We covered all the main sites on the headland. Again another very clear calm morning and again just small numbers of night migrants in the bushes and although several hundred hirundines feeding over the headland very little diurnal migration seen.

Little Egret 1
Sparrowhawk 1
Kestrel 3
Whimbrel 1still in the field at Birling
Commic Tern 1
Sand Martin 6
House Martin c500
Swallow c500
Meadow Pipit 80
Robin 25
Stonechat 15
Wheatear 1
Common Whitethroat 8
Blackcap 12
Chiffchaff 25
Willow Warbler 1
Goldcrest 2
Raven 1
Goldfinch 120
Lesser Redpoll 3
Siskin 6 plus good numbers heard but not seen
Yellowhammer 1
Reed Bunting 1
Corn Bunting 10

Whimbrel still present in the field at Birling



Just one Willow Warbler seen today