Little Egret - Climping 14/02/21

14 May, 2011

Early evening stroll around the farm this evening produced a lot of activity on the big pool, with 2 Common Tern, singles of both Little and Great C Grebe, 1 Kingfisher, 3 drake Tufted Duck, 1 Cetti's Warbler heard, and several Swallow. Good numbers of Reed and Sedge Warbler, along with Whitethroat, and 1 Lesser of the former. 3 Lapwing flying west and several Swift in the area along with 1 Buzzard.
1 Whinchat on the golf course this morning and a Spotted Flycatcher at Baliffscourt.

13 May, 2011

Early morning walk around the farm this morning produced all the common warblers around in good numbers. 1 Great crested Grebe on the big pool with 1 Kingfisher, 1 Cuckoo calling overhead on the telephone wires, 2 Swifts flew east overhead and 1 Cett'is Warbler heard.

05 May, 2011

A good day's birding which started at Climping 0830, must try and get up earlier as the passage today wasvery promising with 2e Pomarine Skua, 2e Black-throated Diver, 1e Great Skua, 48e  Scoter, 40e Little Tern, 2 Auk sp, 31e 9w Commic Tern,  28e 10w Sandwich Tern, 9e Whimbrel, 35w Sanderling, 3e Little Egret and 1n Yellow Wagtail.

Mid afternoon took a stroll around up Black ditch  which produced nothing spectacular, but good numbers of Whitethroat and Reed Warbler present, 3 Lesser Whitethroat, 4-5 Buzzard, 1 Kingfisher,  and Cetti's Warbler heard