Monday, 8 August 2016

8th August, 2016 Beachy Head Fine and Sunny but with a stiff W breeze force 4-5

We covered most of the usual sites on the Headland although the stiff W breeze made birding difficult. Just low numbers of common migrants and again no sign of any continental birds. No overhead passage was noted.

Sparrowhawk 1 female type
Common Buzzard 1 flew out of Belle Tout wood
Swallow 20
Reed Warbler 1
Lesser Whitethroat 1
Common Whitethroat 14
Willow Warbler 15
Goldfinch 15
Linnet 25
A grumpy looking juvenile Robin at Birling

Wheatear-Two seen today


Adult Lesser Whitethroat in Shooters Bottom