Archive for August 9th, 2008

9th August 2008, Saturday

RSPB Dungeness

Todays sightings include hobby, green sandpiper, wood sandpiper, curlew and little stint.

9th August 2008, Saturday

Rye Harbour Moths

A few migrants in the Lime Kiln trap this morning, including Dark Sword-grass, Silver Y and Diamond Backed Moth. The highlight however was a Dewick’s Plusia (below), only the third reserve record.
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9th August 2008, Saturday

Rye Harbour

Highlights at Castle Water this morning included Wood, Green and Common Sandpipers  all seen from the hide. Sedge, Reed, Cettis, Chiffchaff and Lesser Whitethroat also showed well from the hide. Very quiet on the Beach Reserve although 44 Golden Plover were roosting on Flat Beach and 18 Yellow Wagtail were along Shore Ridges.