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31 August, 2009

Strolled around field behind the golf course again, with 6 Wheatear, 1 Garden Warbler, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Sparrowhawk, 4 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, and 2 Reed Warbler this evening.

River Walk

 Decided to stay away from the beach on bank holiday, and walked the west side upto Ford prison, Was fairly disappointed with only 1 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Buzzard, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, and several Chiffchaff, Reed Warbler, and Whitethroat.

Sat 30th Aug

A record count of 49 Mediterranean Gull recorded close inshore at West Beach this morning. Also a Nuthatch and Whimbrel both at Atherington.

29 August, 2009

Fields north of golf course

Had a walk around the fields north of the golf course late morning and had the following, 1 Redstart, 4 Yellow Wagtail, 6 Wheatear, 5 Willow Warbler, 3 Reed Bunting, 7 Grey Partridge, 2 Sparrowhawk, 2 Buzzard, 4 Grey Heron and 1 Little Egret.

28 August, 2009

Thurs 28th August

1 Grasshopper Warbler was the best i could muster today,  flushed from the road behind Henry's cottage. Still plenty of Whitethroat in the area and 12 Gannet and 2 Sandwich Tern offshore.

26 August, 2009

Climping Beach

Sea watching this morning from the car park, form 0830  produced,  2E 1W Dark phase Artic Skua,  two  close inshore, 45W 17E Gannet, 4 Common Tern, 13 Sandwich Tern, with sevreral distant Commic's. 7 Curlew, 2 Little Egret, 1W ad win Mediterranean Gull, 2W Common Sandpiper, and 2 Swift flying out to sea.

25 August, 2009

Atherington - Not a lot about

1 Redstart, 12 Whitethroat, 3 Reed Warbler, 1 Little Owl, 1 Sparrowhawk, and 3 Grey Partridge.

24 August, 2009

West Beach

1 Redstart,  2 Lesser Whitethroat, 20 Whitethroat, 3 Reed Warbler, 1 Sedge Warbler, 5 Willow Warbler, 1 Blackcap, 1 Meditteranean Gull, 3 Grey Heron, 3 Little Egret, large number of Swallow over the beach this morning.

22 August, 2009

Atherington



2 Spotted Flycatcher, 2 Redsatrt, 1 Garden Warbler, 2 Lesser Whitethroat, 18 Whitethroat, 2 Reed Warbler, 1 Wheatear, 3 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron and 1 Buzzard.

20 August, 2009

Marsh Farm

1 Hobby, 3 Buzzard, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Little Grebe, 2 Pochard, 1 Tufted Duck, and 3 Gadwall.

19 August, 2009

Atherington

1 adult Redstart at Atherington this morning, and 1 Little Owl Baliffscourt, also 30+ Whitethroat, 1 Garden Warbler, 3 Blackcap, 3 Willow Warbler, in the area. Plus 1 Buzzard, 2 Sparrowhawk, 3 Kestrel, 4 Mediterranean Gull, 2W Fulmar, and several Sandwich Tern offshore.

18 August, 2009

Golf Course

Certainly more birds about today with 1 Redsart, 1 Whinchat, 1 Yellow Wagtail, 2 Garden Warbler, 3 Lesser Whitethroat, 30 Whitethroat, 3 Blackcap, 5 Willow Warbler, 3 Reed Warbler, 2 Sedge Warbler, 6 Grey Partridge 2 Sparrowhawk, and 2W Whimbrel.

17 August, 2009

Bit of interest

Bit of movement today with 1 Tree Pipit calling over bread lane, 1 Redstart at Atherington. Also 2 Garden Warbler, 14 Whitethroat, 2 Lesser Whitethroat, 2 Blackcap, 1 Wheatear, and 4 Willow Warbler. Offshore was rather dismal with only 2 Gannet, 6W Dunlin, 2E Sandwich Tern and 2 Grey Partridge in the setaside.

15 August, 2009

1 Spotted Flycatcher at Atherington being the highlight of a miserable morning. Supportng cast included 1E Sandwich Tern, 4 Dunlin, 3 Sanderling, 13 Whitethroat, 5 Reed Warbler, 1 Blackcap, 1 Willow Warbler 2 Grey Partridge, and 12W Swift.

3W Knot and several Gannets offshore late yesterday afternoon.

13 August, 2009

Late start

Not out until after 10am this morning so decided to kick the ditches around bread lane, and it paid off when a Short-eared owl flew up from no less than five feet from me in the tall grass. No evidence of any fall overnight with only 14 Whitethroat, 3 Willow Warbler, 3 Blackcap, 2 Reed Warbler and 2 Little Egret in the area.

11 August, 2009

Climping Beach

Another expectant day that didn't quite materialise, 6 Common Buzzard, 2 Sparrowhawk, 7 Dunlin, 16 Whitethroat, 3 Reed Warbler, 1 Garden Warbler, 3 Willow Warbler, 1 Wheatear and 1 Blackcap.

1 Whinchat and 1 Redstart on the golf course this evening.

08 August, 2009

Climping Beach

Started from the car park heading west along the setaside this morning which produced 5 Wheatear, 6 Willow Warbler, 9 Whitethroat, 4 Buzzard, 7 Dunlin, 40W Sanderling, 1 Grey Heron, 7 Little Egret, 6 Med Gull 2 Juv, 7 Reed Warbler, and 1 Stunning male Redstart in horse field off bread lane. Several Sandwich Tern feeding offshore, as well of good number of Swallow and Sand Martin moving.

07 August, 2009

Littlehampton Golf Course

Had a mooch around the golf course this morning, best of the bunch was 1 Cuckoo, 2 Garden Warbler, 3 Lesser Whitethroat, 5 Willow Warbler, 10 Whitethroat, and several Swallow heading east.

06 August, 2009

Climping Gap

Started my walk from Kent's farm this morning and bumped into 2 Garden Warblers feeding on elderberry, 4 Buzzard over Baliffscourt, and a RED KITE over atherington, where the highlights of the morning. 8 Teal, 40+ Swift moving high west, 6 Reed Warbler, 12 Whitethroat, 2 Chiffchaff, 3 Willow Warbler, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Little Egret, and 8W Sandwich Tern. 1 Whinchat at bread lane seen my Owen Mitchell.

02 August, 2009

Still we wait

Another poor return for ones efforts, with only 1 Garden Warbler, 1 Wheatear, 7 Willow Warbler, 10 Whitethroat, 2 Reed Bunting, 5 Reed Warbler, 2 Swift, 1 Sparrowhawk, with several Sand Martin moving.

01 August, 2009

No birds but nice day

Another expectant day that did not materalise, with 5 ad and 1 Juv Mediteranean Gulls, 10 Sandwich Tern, 3 Little Egret, 9 Dunlin 25 Sanderling, 2 Buzzard, 4 Reed Warbler, 6 Whitethroat, good numbers of Sand Martin and Swallow moving east.