28 June, 2019
Hundreds of large Gulls offshore this morning with the majority being Herring Gull, also 2 Fulmar east, 2 Med Gull, small numbers of Gannet, Sandwich & Commic Tern offshore and about 30 swift moving east through the patch.
11 June, 2019
A nice bright sunny day at Climping Beach this morning which was very quiet offshore, just small numbers of Sandwich Tern and Gannet, a single adult Med Gull flew west, 2 Little Egret and a Seal.
Evidence of successful breeding with good numbers of both Juvenile Blackcap, Whitethroat and Meadow Pipit, singles of Buzzard and Sparrowhawk, a couple of Chiffchaff and Reed Warbler still calling and small numbers of Swallow moving through.
|Seal Climping Beach|
|Southern Marsh Orchid|
01 June, 2019
Just a couple of hours around the patch this morning with a surprise Cuckoo calling flying west over Atherington. Hundreds of large Gulls present on the flat calm sea with at least 20 Gannet. The big surprise was a pod of Dolphins jumping around a small fishing boat that kept circling enjoying the spectical. They stayed in the area for at least 40 minutes before drifting off slowly east. Also 17 Common Scooter east, a few Sandwich Tern and 3 Great-crested Grebe on the sea. 3e 4w Dunlin, 2 Oystercatcher west, 2 House Martin, 2 Swift and 9 Swallow. A Spotted Flycatcher around the Mill seen by (ES).