Rock Thrush Morocco April 2016

17 February, 2010

Quick look at the patch this morning, with not a lot moving offshore 17e Brent Geese, and a few Great C Grebe, 27w Sanderling,  6 Grey Partridge in the setaside, 1 Firecrest still about the pools, 1 Stonechat, and 1 Little Egret around the horse field.

09 February, 2010

West Beach

Checking out the river mouth  in the hope of something different, did not materialise but lots of birds aound with 160+ Turnstone, 60 Oystercatcher, 40 Grey Plover, 8 Sanderling.Out of the cold wind and  into First Wood produced  2 Reed Bunting, 1 Firecrest, 3 Bullfinch and a Fieldfare.

07 February, 2010

Climping Gap

Today at the patch 2 Firecrest at the back of Baliffscourt, 2 Redwing, 1w Mediterranean Gull, 19w Brent Geese, 1 Redshank, 1 Buzzard, 1 Reed Bunting and 5 Grey Partridge.

01 February, 2010

Late morning at Climping in a cold north westerly wind suprised to find hundreds and hundreds of Auks moving west. Some of the closer birds were Razorbill but most were to distant. 50w Gannet, several Diver sp moving along with good numbers of Red B Mergansers, and 12 Great C Grebe offshore. 1 Firecrest still at Atherington, 2 Buzzards, 1 Jack Snipe, 5 Grey Partridge and a Stonechat, made up the day count.