Little Egret - Climping 14/02/21

25 June, 2018

A lovely sunny morning around the golf course with good evidence of breeding birds that included Mute Swan, Moorhen, Bullfinch, Whitethroat, Reed & Sedge Warbler, Meadow Pipit, Blackbird, Magpie, and Linnet. Also on offer singles of Little Egret, Grey Heron, Song Thrush, Stonechat, Cetti's Warbler and Grey Partridge.

Meadow Pipit West Beach

Skylark West Beach

Yellowhammer Marsh Farm

15 June, 2018

A quick mooch around the back of the golf course and returning along west beach produced the following.

Cetti's Warbler - 1
Lesser Whitethroat - 1
Whitethroat - 6
Reed Warbler - 9
Blackcap - 7
Chiffchaff - 3
Reed Bunting - 1
Skylark - 6
Meadow Pipit - 8
Buzzard - 1
Swallow - 2
Grey Partridge - 3
Ringed Plover - 2
Whimbrel - 1w

13 June, 2018

The Black Guillemot seen again off Climping Beach this morning, ( RP) also reports of the following.

Grey Heron - 1
Ringed Plover - 2
Buzzard - 1
Swift - 10
Swallow - 2
Cetti's Warbler - 1
Chiffchaff - 4
Whitethroat - 6
Song Thrush - 2
Reed Warbler - 6
Meadow Pipit - 6

12 June, 2018

No sign of the Black Guillemot this morning  but 6 Common Scoter and 2 Shelduck east, small numbers of both Sandwich Tern and Gannet offshore, 1 Great-crested Grebe, 9 Oystercatcher west and 16 Swift moving east. Also singles of Ringed Plover and  Mistle Thrush and a Seal close inshore near Poole Place.

11 June, 2018

Surprisingly the Black Guillemot still present offshore at Climping Beach this morning, 150 yards from the cafe car park, drifting slowly west towards Poole Place and Elmer Rocks. Easily seen early this morning on a relatively flat calm sea.

Seen again west of Poole Place at 2pm, but distant (MD)