Archive for September 29th, 2008

29th September 2008, Monday

Hastings Country Park Nature Reserve

Less visible migration today with only 130 goldfinch east and smaller numbers of meadow pipit and siskin. Grounded migrants reported included 16 redpoll, 3 wheatear, 11 stonechat, 2 reed bunting, 9 yellow wagtail and 2 tree pipit. Two common buzzard were seen hunting along field margins and hedgerows.

Reported by Andrew Grace with more information on wildhastings.

29th September 2008, Monday

Pett Pools

3 Little Stints, 1 Curlew Sandpiper, m Marsh Harrier today. And a Bearded Tit which seemed to arrive along the sea wall from the west.

29th September 2008, Monday

RSPB Dungeness recent sightings

After a two week absence it looks as though our cranes have returned – two birds landed at the ARC site at 15.45. Also seen today: yellow wagtail, swallow and siskin. Regular sightings over the past week have included little stint, snipe, golden plover, common sandpiper, ruff, kingfisher, wheatear and yellow wagtail. A common buzzard was seen on 27th and a bittern (from Christmas Dell hide) on 28th.

29th September 2008, Monday

Exhibition at RSPB Dungeness

An exhibition and sale of landscape photographs by Keith Redshaw.
Saturday 27 September to Saturday 11 October, 10 am to 5 pm.
Admission free.