Little Egret - Climping 14/02/21

30 April, 2011

2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Kingfisher and a Little Grebe at Marsh Farm mid afternoon.

Combined totals for the patch today include, 2 distant Skua's east, 1ne Barnacle Goose, 2 Canada Geese, 7e Gannet, 55e Bar-tailed Godwits, 12 Commic Terns, 8 Little Tern, 1e Little Gull, 5 Fulmar, 25 whimbrel, 2e Shelduck, 3 Common Scoter, 8 Wheatear, 4 Swift, 22 Whitethroat, 8w Dunlin

Firday 29th April
Sea watching from Climping Beach produced 50e Bar-tailed Godwits, 12e Sandwich Tern, 35 Gannet offshore, 7 Commic Tern, 2e Mediterranean Gull, 33e Whimbrel, 3e Curlew, 2e 2w Little Tern, 1w Fulmar, 1House Martin, 1 Swift ,2 Buzzards and 8 Wheatear.

28 April, 2011

A mid afternoon walk up black dtitch towards Lyminster, produced 1 reeling Grasshopper Warbler, 2 Cetti's Warbler, 11 Reed Warbler, 4 Sedge Warbler, 7 Whitethroat, 4 Chiffchaff, 3 Lesser Whitethroat 5 Blackcap, 1 Sparrowhawk, 4 Buzzard,  and good numbers of Swallow moving north.

27 April, 2011

Good number of Warblers around the Farm this morning with 3 Cetti's, 12 Sedge, 10 Reed, 8 Whitethroat, 4 Chiffchaff,  and 5 Blackcap, other birds of note included 1 Cuckoo, 1 Common Tern, 1 Mandarin, 2 Tufted Duck, 3 Grey Heron, 1 Jay, 3 Buzzard, and several pairs of both Reed Bunting and Yellowhammer.

Late news for the past week or so, in which highlights include 3 Avocets on the tideline from the Mill at 0750 and a Gargeny on Mewsbrook boat lake on the morning of the 22nd.

14 April, 2011

Walk around Marsh Farm this afternoon produced good number of Warblers in the area with 1 Cetti's, 7 Sedge, 5 Reed, 2 Whitethroat, 2 Willow, 6 Blackcap, and 4 Chiffchaff. A Little Grebe on the big pool with my first Cuckoo of the yearcalling then flew over, and several each of Reed Bunting, Yellowhammer and Swallow.

13 April, 2011

I thought the cloud cover might produce some movement offshore this morning but I was mistaken and gave up after an hour, 3e Great C Grebe, 2w Brent Geese, 2e Gannet, 3w 2e Sandwich Tern, 5e Shelduck,  2w Med Gull, and 5 Swallow. In and around the bushes where 5 Whitethroat, 4 Sedge Warbler, 2 Reed Warbler, 3 Willow Warbler and goods numbers of both Blackcap and Chiffchaff.

12 April, 2011

Took a stroll the along black ditch late morning and was rewarded with several migrants. 1 Cett's Warbler, 2 Reed Warbler, 1 Sedge Warbler, 3 Whitethroat, 9 Chiffchaff, 2 Willow Warbler, 8 Blackcap, 4 Yellowhammer, 5 Reed Bunting, 1 Sparrowhawk and 5 Buzzard.
Mon 11th April

Still fairly quite at the patch today but 3 Whiteththroat in the area also 3 Sedge Warbler 1 Reed Warbler, 5 Willow Warbler, 10 Chiffchaff, 9 Blackcap, 20 Swallow, 1 Sand Martin and 3 Reed Bunting.

08 April, 2011

Combined totals for today include 1 Nightingale, on the mill path 60yds from the 13th tee, 1 male Redstart near the old campsite; also 15 Blackcaps, 5 Willow Warbler, 10 Chiffchaffs 1 Wheatear, 3 Swallow and 17 RBM offshore.

06 April, 2011

Good selection of common migrants in and around the golf course this morning, included singles of Whitethroat, Reed Warbler, 1-2 Sedge Warbler, Firecrest, and House Martin. Other numbers today are 5 Blackcap, 12 Chiffchaff, 2 Goldcrest, 4 Reed Bunting, 3 Willow Warbler, 6 Swallow, 2 Yellow Wagtail, 8 Wheatear, 1 Buzzard, 4 Grey Partridge, 4 Med Gull and a Whimbrel.

04 April, 2011

Sun 3rd April

16 Wheatear,in field north of the mill this morning,  also14 Chiffchaff, 4 Blackcap, 4 Swallow in the area, offshore 1 Little Tern, 1 Sandwich Tern, 1 Slavonion Grebe, 8 Great C Grebe, 21 RBM,