Little Egret - Climping 14/02/21

29 December, 2018

Very quiet at Climping this morning with more people than birds, c.150 Brent Geese on the sea at Climping Beach, Stonechat around Atherington and a Common Sandpiper on the River.

Onto Marsh Farm and good numbers of mixed flocks of Finches, c.120 Redwing, 10 Gadwall, 6 Teal, 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Meadow Pipit, 6 Buzzard and singles of Kestrel, Reed Bunting, and Lapwing.

20 December, 2018

Climping this morning with a large flock of Brent Geese in the Cudlow field north of the beach and good numbers of waders at West Beach.

Brent Geese - c.330
Grey Plover - 95
Sanderling - c.120
Oystercatcher - 16
Little Egret - 1
Redwing - 1
Song Thrush - 2
Skylark - 19
Meadow Pipit - 5
Pied Wagtail - 7
Stonechat - 2
Goldcrest - 2
Buzzard - 2
Med Gull - 33

Brent Geese Cudlow Field

Tamerisk under threat at Climping Beach

Grey Wagtail Marsh Farm


16 December, 2018

Having neglected this area for a while, had a quick look around Black Ditch this morning. Plenty of Goldfinch around with good numbers of Song Thrush.
Firecrest - 1
Goldcrest - 2
Chiffchaff - 1
Stonechat - 2
Great-spotted Woodpecker - 2
Kingfisher - 1
Little Grebe - 1
Song Thrush - 20
Redwing - 12
Buzzard - 1
Sparrowhawk - 2
Cormorant - 5

14 December, 2018

A couple of hours around Marsh Farm this morning, with a good variety present.
Firecrest - 1
Chiffchaff -2
Goldcrest - 4
Fieldfare - 40
Redwing - 33
Song Thrush - 18
Mistle Thrush - 2
Yellowhammer - 8
Bullfinch - 2
Goldfinch - 75
Chaffinch - 35
Greenfinch - 15
Meadow Pipit - 55
Pied Wagtail - 5
Jay - 3
Teal - 50
Gadwall - 19
Tufted Duck - 1
Snipe - 4
Buzzard - 1
Sparrowhawk - 1
Kestrel - 1
Lapwing - 20
Little Egret - 1
Cormorant - 3
Mute Swan - 2

Chiffchaff




11 December, 2018

A bright sunny day but unfortunately feeding on scraps in the area.

Chiffchaff - 1
Bullfinch - 2
Goldcrest - 5
Stonechat - 3
Song Thrush - 8
Mistle Thrush - 1
Meadow Pipit - 9
Skylark - 19
Pied Wagtail - 9
Greenfinch - 13
Goldfinch - 17
Green Woodpecker - 3
Great-spotted Woodpecker - 1
Curlew - 27
Grey Plover - 40
Ringed Plover - 1
Oystercatcher - 10
Turnstone - 17
Redshank - 1
Little Egret - 1
Med Gull - 70
Common Gull - 55
Buzzard - 4

Med Gull

Turnstone

Pied Wagtail

09 December, 2018

A brief visit to the patch, covering West Beach and the back of the Golf Course produced.
Grey Plover - 110
Ringed Plover - 6
Sanderling - 126
Turnstone - 120
Chiffchaff - 1
Goldcrest - 1
Greenfinch - 50
Goldfinch - 20

05 December, 2018

A brief visit the patch this morning in very grey conditions producing very little.

Red-throated Diver - 2e
Gannet - 2e
Red-breasted Merganser - 1e 2w
Brent Geese - 5e
Med Gull - 70
Grey Plover - 79
Ringed Plover - 19
Turnstone - 25
Little Egret - 1
Buzzard - 1
Meadow Pipit - 11
Pied Wagtail - 9
Song Thrush - 1
Stonechat - 2
Goldcrest - 4