Little Egret - Climping 14/02/21

27 May, 2019

At Marsh Farm this morning the only bird of note was a Hobby flying west.

West Beach this morning 12 Barnacle Geese flew west at 08:25, with the usual selection of Warblers around the golf course. (ES)

22 May, 2019

Very little happening in the patch this morning although plenty of Linnet and Goldfinch around the golf course.

Little Owl - 1
Bullfinch - 2
Cetti's Warbler - 2
Blackcap - 7
Chiffchaff - 5
Whitetroat - 11
Sedge Warbler - 3
Reed Warbler - 10
Reed Bunting - 1
Great-spotted Woodpecker - 1
Swallow - 5
Stock Dove - 3
Song Thrush - 1
Meadow Pipit - 7
Skylark - present
Med Gull - 4
Ringed Plover - 1
Kestrel - 1
Water Vole - 1

Little Owl

18 May, 2019

Another hopeful attempt at a seawatch with c.100 Commic Tern east, several Gannet, Sandwich Tern and Cormorant moving offshore'7 Sanderling, 4 Ringed Plover east and 3 Oystercatcher west. A juv looking Med Gull, 14 Swallow through and at least 10 Great-crested Grebe on the sea. 

14 May, 2019

Very slow off Climping this morning with just a couple of Great Skua 1 east and 1 on the sea, c.50 Gannet east and 10 west, a dozen Bar-tailed Godwit east along with 3 Whimbrel and 5 Sanderling. Also 3 Great-crested Grebe on sea and 11 Swallow through.

09 May, 2019

An afternoon seawatch at Climping Beach from 15:00 produced 3 Manx Shearwater west,  Great Skua 2e 1w, 5e Common Scoter, 3w Dunlin and singles of Razorbill east Whimbrel west and 2 Great-crested Grebe on sea. Good numbers of Gannet east and several Sandwich Tern offshore, with 5 Swift in off the sea.

Records for the 7th May from (MD) a couple of hours sea watching from 1.30 to 2.30, and 3.30 to 4.30. Very quiet.

Gannet. 120 by fishing boats
Common Scoter. 5E
Common Tern. 9E
Sandwich Tern. 20E, 7W
GC Grebe. 1os
Ringed Plover. 1ob
Sanderling. 2ob.

Paddocks and back of GC.
Grey Partridge.2
Lesser Whitethroat. 4
Cetti's Warbler.1
Plus 4 Whitethroats, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Blackcap, 4 Reed Warbler, 2 Sedge Warbler.