A honey buzzard flew over Hastings at about 10.30am. It circled over Hastings Station for a few minutes before drifting north-east over the town.
Archive for May 7th, 2005
A Gull-billed Tern was at the Quarry (just east of Ternery Pool) from about 6pm until at least 8pm tonight.
This is only the 7th record for the reserve and all have been in May or August.
It is likely to be the one that has been at Dungeness for several days.
Good selection of Waders today on Flat Beach and Wader Pool:
1 Curlew Sandpiper , 2 Ruff , 3 Grey Plover, 1 Knot,
Whimbrel, Bar-tailed Godwit, Ringed Plover, Redshank, Dunlin, Turnstone,
Oystercatcher and Lapwing.
This morning at glyne gap a small passage was noted this included Gannet 37W+81E, Sandwich tern 2E+7offhsore, GCG 3 offshore, Swallow 11W, Shelduck 3E, Common scoter 10E and Little tern 9E.
A dolphin sp/porpoise was seen briefly.
Last night a Polecat was noted hunting around B&Q garden centre and was seen again this morning around the beach huts, reported to us by a passerby as we were looking out to sea it aparently ran right under the beach hut we were sheltering in.
First red admiral: a flying blur of scarlet, white and black. Tiger beetles whirr along the paths and land in the dust. Although a cold wind several butterfly species: orange-tip, brimstone, green-veined and large whites. Speckled yellow moths fluttering along most rides in the sunshine; bee-flies on the bugle flowers. Read the rest of this entry »