Thursday, 1 September 2016

1st September, 2016 Beachy Head Very clear sunny and warm SW 1 increasing to 2

We visited Old Trapping Area, Icky Ridge, Hotel Garden, Shooters Bottom, and Belle Tout area. LP was also working Hotel Garden to Shooters Bottom. Fewer migrants present after the clear night and diurnal migration consisted of small numbers of Swallows E.

Sparrowhawk 1
Common Buzzard 3
Wryneck 1 Shooters Bottom
Sand Martin 10 E
Swallow 100 E
Tree Pipit 3
Yellow Wagtail 20
Common Redstart 1
Whinchat 1
Wheatear 5
Reed Warbler 4
Lesser Whitethroat 3
Common Whitethroat 14
Chiffchaff 1
Willow Warbler 10
Raven 1

Clouded Yellow 5

Some of today's Wheatears

Reed Warbler showing very well in Shooters Bottom



Wryneck in Shooters Bottom

Filming crew up up and away-hooray