Archive for September 13th, 2005

13th September 2005, Tuesday

Rye Harbour Nature Reserve

Highlights for the past few days have been:
50+ Yellow Wagtail,17 Wheatear,4 Whinchat and a Redstart on the Beach Reserve.
Waders have included 18 Knot,9 Bar Tailed Godwit , 5 Grey Plover and a Curlew Sandpiper.
Merlin, Hobby,Peregrine and Marsh Harrier are the pick of the Raptors.
At Castle Water 3 Garganey,43 Pochard,25 Gadwall and 40+ Shoveler.Plus 10 Snipe and Green and Common Sandpiper.

13th September 2005, Tuesday

Winchelsea Beach

A heavy easterly passage of Meadow Pipits totalled approximatly 1400 birds in 2 hours early morning, other birds heading east included 68 Siskins, 9 Grey Wagtails, 8 Yellow Wagtails and 3 Tree Pipits. Other birds in the area, a Hobby, 4 Turtle Dove and 9 Lesser Whitethroat.
Meadow Pipit