Cory's Shearwater - 4th Aug Madeira

17 November, 2019

Very quiet in the patch again this morning with  a Firecrest first wood, Redwing bailiffscourt, 34 Brent Geese on the sea Climping beach and 55 Grey Plover in the field west of the Mill.Good numbers of Skylark still in the fields with several each of Meadow Pipit and Pied Wagtail.

16 November, 2019

Quiet in the patch this morning with the highlight being a Woodcock flushed from scrub in Bailiffscourt.

Woodcock - 1
Goldcrest - 7
Redwing - 1
Song Thrush - 14
Skylark - 27
Meadow Pipit - 30
Linnet - 40
Pied Wagtail - 15
Buzzard - 4
Sparrowhawk - 1
Kestrel - 2
Grey Plover - 30
Oystercatcher - 7
Turnstone - 23
Med Gull - 25
Brent Geese - 10e


13 November, 2019

Cool bright morning on the patch with the expectant November totals and species seen.(RP)

Peregrine - 2
Buzzard - 2
Sparrowhawk - 2
Kestrel - 1
Brent Geese - 1w
Med Gull - 25
Redshank - 3
Common Sandpiper - 2
Kingfisher - 1
Little Grebe - 1
Great-spotted Woodpecker - 2
Green Woodpecker - 1
Jay - 2
Mistle Thrush - 1
Song Thrush - 12
Stock Dove - 4
Wood Pigeon - c.100
Skylark - 40
Meadow Pipit - 35
Pied Wagtail - 20
Stonechat - 3
Cetti's Warbler - 1
Chiffchaff - 1
Goldcrest - 5
Firecrest - 2
Reed Bunting - 2
Bullfinch - 2
Greenfinch - 20
Goldfinch - 40

07 November, 2019

Another sunny bright morning in the patch with very little movement offshore and overhead, large numbers of Gulls in the fields consisting mainly of Black-headed.

Redwing - 1
Mistle Thrush - 1
Song Thrush - 6
Chiffchaff - 2
Goldcrest - 15
Blackcap - 1
Stonechat - 4
Skylark - 12
Meadow Pipit - 16
Pied Wagtail - 20
Linnet - 7
Great-spotted Woodpecker - 1
Green Woodpecker - 1
Jay - 2
Buzzard - 5
Kerstrel - 1
Turnstone - 7
Oystercatcher - 8
Common Sandpiper - 3
Redshank - 1 
Grey Heron - 1
Brent Geese - 12w
Shelduck - 2w
Med Gull - 35

One of three Common Sandpiper in the Marina

Redshank Marina

Pied Wagtail

06 November, 2019

A lovely bright warm morning in the patch with a few nice things about. (BA,RP)

Wood Pigeon - 2500 wnw between 7:30-8:30
Stock Dove - 4
Grey Heron - 2
Water Rail - 1 
Firecrest - 4
Goldcrest - 8
Chiffchaff - 1
Blackcap - 2
Cetti's Warbler - 2
Bullfinch - 2
Meadow Pipit - 45
Pied Wagtail - 20
Skylark - 25
Siskin - 1
Stonechat - 4
Great-spotted Woodpecker - 3
Great-crested Grebe - 6
Brent Geese - 4w
Med Gull - 40

03 November, 2019

Two Bklack Redstart in the patch this morning with a nice male southern side of the Mill Cottage and one still at the Yacht club.(BA,DB,RP)

Black Redstart - 2
Firecrest - 5
Goldcrest - 23
Chiffchaff - 9
Bullfinch - 2
Redpoll - 2
Siskin - 1
Rock Pipit - 1
Meadow Pipit - 50
Skylark - 15
Song Thrush - 8
Jay - 1
Great-spotted Wood - 2
Little Owl - 1
Buzzard - 1
Peregrine - 1
Sparrowhawk - 1
Kestrel - 2
Oystercatcher - 40
Grey Plover - 6
Little Egret - 3
Kingfisher - 1
Brent Geese - 3w

Several Chiffchaff Bailiffscourt



01 November, 2019

Grey morning with constant drizzle saw me covering just West Beach and The Golf Course.

Short-eared Owl - 2
Black Redstart - 1
Firecrest - 2-3
Goldcrest - 22
Chiffchaff - 3
Bullfinch - 2
Stonechat - 4
Meadow Pipit - 70
Skylark - 17
Grey Wagtail - 1
Pied Wagtail - 23
Song Thrush - 6
Buzzard - 2
Sparrowhawk - 1
Kestrel - 1
Kingfisher - 1
Grey Plover - 3
Little Egret - 2
Grey Partridge - 3
Med Gull - 1
Shoveler - 5w

2 Short-eared Owl field noorth of golf course


Black Redstart yacht club

Firecrest longwood


29 October, 2019

Combined totals for today with 1st winter Ring Ouzel in the paddock late morning and 5 Firecrest in the area.

Peregrine - 2
Buzzard - 3
Sparrowhawk - 1
Kestrel - 1
Grey Heron - 2
Grey Plover - 9
Little Egret - 2
Great-crested Grebe - 3
Oystercatcher - 4
Turnstone - 17
Dunlin - 1
Sanderling - 17w
Brent Geese - 11e 22w
Red-breasted Merganser - 1
Curlew - 1
Med Gull - 40
Great-spotted Woodpecker - 2
Swallow - 4
Ring Ouzel - 1
Song Thrush - 4
Meadow Pipits - 20
Skylark - 20
Pied Wagtail - 85
Collared Dove - 22
Wood Pigeon - 150
Coal Tit - 1
Long T Tit - 30
Goldcrest - 8
Firecrest - 5
Cetti's Warbler - 1
Chiffchaff - 9
Goldfinch - 300 e
Linnet - 40
Pied Wagtail

Patching Hill for an hour from 11:30

Firecrest - 3
Goldcrest - 8
Redwing - 5
Song Thrush - 9
Jay - 4
Great-spotted Wood - 3
Nuthatch - 1
Buzzard - 2
Red Kite - 2
Kestrel - 2
Nuthatch

Red Kite

28 October, 2019

Thousands of Wood Pigeon on the move this morning with 500+ seen heading west, also 4 Firecrest in the patch.(BA,RP,ES)

Firecrest - 4 mill & first wood
Goldcrest - 10
Chiffchaff - 5
Stonechat - 3
Swallow - 2
Goldfinch - c.200
Linnet - 50
Siskin - 2
Reed Bunting - 2
Meadow Pipit - 20
Skylark - 10
Pied Wagtail - 15
Wood Pigeon - 5000+
Stock Dove - 20
Buzzard - 3
Kestrel - 2
Song Thrush - 3
Jay - 2
Great-spotted Wood - 3
Green Wood - 2
Grey Heron
Shag - 1os
Red-breasted Merganser - 1w
Great-crested Grebe - 5 os
Brent Geese - 2 os


Patch records for Sunday 27/10 (HR)

Water Rail - 1 h
Stock Dove - 12
Moorhen - 12
Great-crested Grebe - 2 os
Ringed Plover - 16
Med Gull - 150
Short-eared Owl - 1
Little Owl - 2 h
Kestrel - 3
Buzzard - 5
Pegerine - 1
Magpie - 40
Skylark - 52
Chiffchaff - 11
Blackcap - 3
Cetti's Warbler - 1
Goldcrest - 12
Treecreeper - 1
Starling - 200
Mistle Thrush - 5
Song Thrush - 5
Grey Wagtail - 1
Pied Wagtail - 76 e
Meadow Pipit - 120 e
Chaffinch - 6
Brambling - 2
Greenfinch - 110
Linnet - 15
Redpoll - 8
Goldfinch - 691
Siskin - 25
Finch sp - 150
Reed Bunting - 8
Sparrowhawk - 4