Archive for November 5th, 2009

5th November 2009, Thursday

RSPB Dungeness Nature Reserve

Two glossy ibis returned to the reserve on the lakes near Boulderwall Farm. A great white egret was on Denge marsh and a cattle egret on the ARC pit. Two bittern were seen today one flying at New Excavations and one at Denge marsh. Also two Mediterranean gull were on Burrowes pit. Finally four Bewick’s swan were on the ARC pit.

5th November 2009, Thursday

…and again


At 07.30, I was up at the Firehills too late again. Even as I was getting out of the car I could see dense lines of Woodpigeons, comprising several hundred birds, moving along the cliffline while another couple of hundred were sweeping over the car park on whistling wings.
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