Archive for November 20th, 2009

20th November 2009, Friday

RSPB Dungeness Nature Reserve

On 20th November the great white egret was still in the Denge marsh area. A cattle egret was seen in the fields near Boulderwall Farm, where a bittern was also seen flying. Highlights of the previous few days included two penduline tits in the reeds near ARC Hanson hide on 19 November and two glossy ibis on the pools near Boulderwall Farm on 18 November.

20th November 2009, Friday

Beach Reserve

A Red-necked Grebe provided this mornings highlight (before the wind and rain closed in) first on Ternery Pool and then in flight low over the shore heading out to sea. A scattering of Curlew, Oystercatcher, Grey Plover and Sanderling were present along the shore,19 Skylark and 2 Rock Pipit were on the saltmarsh by the Red Roofed Hut.