Friday, 9 November 2018

8th and 9th November, 2018 Beachy Head

8th November, 2018.

SL and JG covered Birling lane, Went Hill, onto Belle Tout area and wood, and the Old Trapping Area. Generally very quiet with the following recorded. RE also visited Belle Tout wood.

Peregrine 1
Blackcap 1
Chiffchaff 4
Goldcrest 16 (15 in Belle Tout wood)
Corn Bunting 25.

9th November, 2018.

RE covered Birling lane, Old Trapping Area, Shooters Bottom and Belle Tout wood. Both Frank Lambert and Colin Winyard were also both birding on the Headland. A good overnight arrival of Goldcrests and also our first Coal Tit for the year.

Sparrowhawk 1
Tree Creeper 1 in Belle Tout Wood (per FL)
Chiffchaff 2
Goldcrest 155 on the Headland including c75 in Belle Tout wood, and 60 Hodcombe.
Firecrest 1
Coal Tit 1 in Belle Tout wood (per CW)
Brambling 1