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29 December, 2013

Couple of shots of the Brunnich's Guillemot at Portland Marina.




14 December, 2013

107 Curlew in the field this morning off Climping Beach, sea watching proved chilly and not very rewarding a quick twenty mins produced 12 Common Scoter and 3 Great-crested Grebe.

13 December, 2013


Evidence of some of the recent Tree Planting

 
104 Curlew in the field north of Climping Beach this morning, also 1 Red-throated Diver close inshore and 3w Diver spa.7w 3e Gannet, 11w 3e Red-breasted Merganser, 4os  Great-crested Grebe and 1 Med Gull. 50 Linnetnorth of the mill cottages, 4 Buzzard and a single Goldcrest.

Grey Heron 10/12/13 River

10 December, 2013

An hour sea watch from the Car Park at 13:30 produced 1 Slavonian Grebe, 2os Red-throated Diver, 1w Diver sp,19 Great-crested Grebe, 9os Common Scoter, 12w Red-breasted Mergansers, 2 Gannet, and 1 Rock Pipit on the beach.

06 December, 2013

 
Just an update on the Hippolais Warbler seen at at Climping Beach on the 27th August 2013  Photographs were sent to several individuals with the consensus coming back that that the bird was a Booted Warbler.

In the patch today
Great-crested Grebe 14
Common Scoter 18
Eider 4
Red-breasted merg 25 at least
Diver sp 4 2E 2W
Sanderling 25
Grey Plover 20
Buzzard 3
Grey Partridge 6
Mistle Thrush 2
Song Thrush 4
Kingfisher 1
Meadow Pipit 24

Marsh Farm this morning produced 50 Teal, 35 Gadwall, 12 Wigeon, 1 Shelduck, 1 Tufted Duck, 2 Little Grebe, 4 Buzzard, 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Fieldfare, 4 Snipe, 6 Meadow Pipit, 1 Redwing, 1 Stonechat, 2 Skylark, 2 Jay, 1 Yellowhammer, and 2 Grey Heron.

Climping Beach Wed 4th Dec
Common Scoter 50w -  25os
Red-breasted Merganser -  23w 10e 25 os
Great-crested Grebe -  45
Gannet 22w
Black-throated Diver 1w
Red-throated Diver 5w 1e
Eider 1 os
Brent Geese 3e 7w
Buzzard 2
Goldcrest 1

 An hour of sea watching from East Beach on Tues 3rd Dec produced the following;
40 Common Scoter, 5 Great-crested Grebe, 10 Red-breasted Merganser, 5 Red-throated Diver, 6 Eider and 1 Razorbill. All were on the sea gradually moving east, also Sanderling 25, Oystercatcher 30 and Turnstone 45.
 

02 December, 2013

Records for Sat 30th Nov
 Sea watch;
1 Drake Velvet Scoter,
2 eider OS,
25+ Great Crested Grebe OS, 12 East, 7 West,
13 Common Scoter OS, 3 East, 7 West,
2 Red-breasted Merganser OS, 23 East, 7 West,
 
Bailiffs Court; 2 Goldcrest, 2 Buzzard, Greater Spotted Woodpecker, Green Woodpecker and 3 Stock dove.
Field in front of primary school; 2 Skylark, 15 Oystercatcher, 1 Med Gull and 15+ Common Gull.