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30 September, 2009

Still loads of Chiffchaff present in the patch with at least 24+ this morning. 14 Little Egret and 1 Grey Heron flew out of 1st wood , also a Pergrine and Common Buzzard in the area. The best of the rest being 1 Yellow Wagtail, 4 Stonechat, 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 7 Meditteranean Gull, 17 Siskin, 7 Blackcap, 1 Sparrowhawk and 1 Great S Woodpecker.

27 September, 2009

 Lovely day out and about but I didn't quite catch up with today's goodies, the best being 1 Peregrine, 1 Merlin, 1 Dartford Warbler, 5 Stonechat, 15 Wheatear, 1 Spotted Fly, 20+ Chiffchaff, 1 Reed Warbler, and 2 Blackcap.

21 September, 2009

Gave the Golf Course a good kicking this morning and had the following,1 Grasshopper Warbler, 1 Redstart, 2 Whinchat, 2 Stonechat, 15 Chiffchaff, 70 Blackcap, 1 Wheatear, 9 Whitethroat, 4 Sedge Warbler, 2 Grey Wagtail, 3 Grey Heron, 2 Great S Wood, 1 Sparrowhawk and 1 Buzzard.

20 September, 2009

Blackcap numbers upto 60+ this morning, 8 Whitethroat, 27 Chiifchaff, 8 Wheatear, 2 Whinchat, 3 Stonechat, 1 Spot Fly, 1 Kingfisher, 10 Grey Wagtail, and 2 Reed Bunting,

Saturday 19th Sept.

Todays combined totals are 2 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Redstart, 2 Whinchat, 30+ Blackcap, 48+ Chiffchaff, 16 Wheatear, 2 Stonechat. 8 Whitethroat, 4 Lesser Whitethroat, 1 Garden Warbler, 1 Grey Wagtail, 8 Grey Partridge,1 Buzzard, 1 Sparrowhawk, 9E Shelduck, 2 Little Egret and 4E Sandwich Tern.

18 September, 2009

Hit the beach at 0800 this morning to find a steady flow of Gannets moving mainly east, end total for the day was 175+, 23E Common Tern, 15E Sandwich Tern, 3 Mediterranean Gull, and a Wigeon on the sea.
8 Grey Partridge in the area today with one Red Legged/Chukar. 1 Buzzard 3 Wheatear in the setaside at Climping.

Best of the rest being 30 Chiffchaff,  2 Blackcap, 1 Goldcrest, 2 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Spotted Fly, 2 Whitethroat, 1 Whinchat, 1 Jay and a Little Egret.

17 September, 2009

Grey Wagtail - 6 (all but one heading E), Yellow Wagtail - 3, Chiffchaff - 20, Blackcap - 9, Wheatear - 15, Willow Warbler - 2, Redstart - 1, Spotted Flycatcher - 2, Lesser Whitethroat - 1, Little Owl - 1.

At sea: Common Tern - 8W, Teal - 3W, Sandwich Tern - 4E, Gannet - 20.

16 September, 2009

40+ Gannets  milling about offshore this morning 2E Sandwich Tern and 4w Shelduck concluded the seawatch. In the setaside 4 Grey Partridge with 1 Red Legged/Chukar, 1 Lapwing, 4 Mediterranean Gull, and 1 Buzzard. At Baliffscourt 2 Redstart, and 1 Spotted Fly, and supporting cast included 14 Chiffchaff, 1 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Jay 2 Blackcap, 14 Wheatear, 1 Grey and 1 Yellow Wagtail, and at least 2 Peregrine in the area.

Climping Gap (Atherington – Mill) 15th Sept 2009

A notable increase in Chiffchaffs (40+) and Blackcaps (30+) today, with a supporting cast of Wheatear – 5, Yellow Wagtail – 2, Grey Wagtail - 2, Whitethroat – 7, Meadow Pipit – 20 and Tree Pipit – 1. At sea were Gannet – 10, Sandwich Tern – 24 (mainly going E), Med Gull – 2, Wigeon - 7 E and Teal – 1 E. The set-aside strip held 2 Grey Partridges

14 September, 2009

Sunday 13th Sept

Quick walk around the golf course this evening produced, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Buzzard, 2 Wheatear, 3 Whitethroat, 5 Grey Heron, 14 Blackcap, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Reed Warbler, 2 Lesser Whitethroat, and 1 Stonechat, also Peregrine on the gas tower.

13 September, 2009

Sat 12th Sept

Another Grasshopper Warbler at Atherington this morning, and at last this one showed very well. Supporting cast included 1 Whinchat, 8 Chiffchaff, 3 Buzzard, 2 Wheatear, 3 Reed Bunting, 3 Grey Wagtail , 3 Whitethroat, 1 Lesser Whitethroat and 1 Jay

11 September, 2009

2 Whinchat 4 Lesser Whitethroat, 25 Blackcap, 1 Yellow Wagtail, 8 Chiffchaff, 1 Sedge Warbler and Swallow numbers reaching four figures during a quick walk around the golf course this morning.

10 September, 2009

2 Mediterranean Gull, 3 Lesser Whitethroat, 1 Whinchat,  1 Grey Wagtail , 1 Little Owl,  and a couple of Yellow Wagtail, were the only birds of note for me today, although 1 Grasshopper Warbler, and a Spotted Flycacther were seen in the patch. Also good numbers of House Martin moving.

09 September, 2009

1 Grasshopper Warbler flushed six times from the setaside rife east of bread lane this morning.  Also today 4 Grey Wagtail, 2 Meditteranean Gull, 6 Wheatear, 18 Curlew, 7 Gannet, 7 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Sedge Warbler, 1 Buzzard, 2 Sparrowhawk, 7 Sandwich Tern, and 1 Little Egret.

07 September, 2009

Started at Climping Beach this morning with not a lot happening offshore, although the presenece of a Peregrine soon filled the sky with birds. 12 Meditteranean Gull at Poole Place , 11 Curlew, 1 Grey Heron, 9 Dunlin, 6 Sanderling, 1 Grey Heron, 3 Little Egret, 1 Sparrowhawk, 5 Wheatear, 2 Grey Wagtail, 1 Redstart, 12 Whitethroat, 2 Spotted Flycatcher and 1 Reed Warbler.

06 September, 2009

Highlight of this morning being a Hobby over Baliffscourt, also still at least 6 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Redstart, 1 Whinchat, 12 Yellow Wagtail, 2 Grey Wagtail, 8 Wheatear, 7 Blackcap, 22 Willow Warbler, 5 Chiffchaff, 12 Whitethroat, 1 Garden Warbler, 2 Swift, 1 Jay, 3 Buzzard, 1 Great S Woodpecker, 6 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Redshank, and 8 Sandwich Tern.

05 September, 2009

Lot of interest on the patch this morning with loads of birds on the move. Highlights being,  1 Turtle Dove, 1 Pied  Flycatcher, at least 6 Spotted Fly, 2 Tree Pipit,  and 2 Whinchat.

The suppourting cast included, 4 Grey Wagtail, 18 Yellow Wagtail, 30+ Wheatear, 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 9 Whitethroat, 15 Willow Warbler, 4 Chiffchaff, 1 Reed Bunting, 2 Blackcap, 1 Jay, 3 Buzzard, and 3E Sandwich Tern. Also good numbers of Swallow and Sand Martin in the area.

03 September, 2009

Have received a report of a Honey Buzzard being mobbed by corvids low over the field north of the golf course at 0705 this morning.

02 September, 2009

Hope for a lot more but today's winds did not produce with only, 28W Gannet, 15 Sandwich Tern, 5 Common Tern and several Commic's 4W Shoveler, 2 Mediterranean Gull on the sea at Climping,  3 Little Egret, 1 Sparrowhawk, 3 Reed Warbler, 9 Whitethroat, 2 Chiffchaff and 1 Wheatear.