Saturday, 13 August 2016

13th August, 2016 Beachy Head Fine and clear W 2-3B

We covered Hotel Garden and Icky Ridge, Old Trapping Area, Shooters Bottom, Belle Tout area and Birling scrub, meeting up with RK. Rather slow going with just small numbers of common night migrants and virtually no overhead movement.

Common Buzzard 1
Peregrine 1
Green Woodpecker 1
Sand Martin 3
Swallow 10
Wheatear 2
Song Thrush 1
Sedge Warbler 2
Reed Warbler 1
Lesser Whitethroat 4
Common Whitethroat 24
Garden Warbler 1
Willow Warbler 23
Raven 2

Just small numbers of Butterflies were seen including 2 Painted Ladies.

Willow Warbler in the Old Trapping Area.

 Lesser Whitethroat in Shooters Bottom