Archive for October 25th, 2008

25th October 2008, Saturday

RSPB Dungeness sightings

Two Dartford warblers were seen near the boardwalk this morning. Also of note were a merlin (in the car park area), two marsh harriers , two brent geese and several goldcrests.

25th October 2008, Saturday

Guestling Wood

Lots of woodland birds were noisy and conspicuous this morning among the autumn foliage of this Woodland Trust reserve. Nuthatches were piping in several locations, Jays transporting acorns across each clearing and twittering bands of Siskins and Lesser Redpolls circulating over the yellow treetops.
Read the rest of this entry »

25th October 2008, Saturday

Rye Harbour

No sign of any Cattle Egrets leaving the Little Egret roost at Castle Water this morning although 46 Little Egrets left the roost. Highlights from the Beach Reserve included a Barn Owl Hunting at the back of Ternery Pool, Merlin at the River Mouth, 12 Barnacle Geese (presumed feral) in flight over Harbour Farm and 9 Brent Geese on Flat Beach. And finally a rather frosty Wasp Spider was found clinging to the gate post at Lime Kiln Cottage, the picture was taken as it started to thaw out.