Archive for December 4th, 2009

4th December 2009, Friday

RSPB Dungeness recent sightings

Three black-necked grebes were found on Denge Marsh yesterday and are still present today. The first smew of the winter were seen on Tuesday on New Excavations and a pair and six red-heads were seen yesterday. Two glossy ibises, a great white egret and at least one penduline tit are still present. Bitterns are being seen daily at the ARC site and Denge Marsh.

4th December 2009, Friday

Castle Water

Highlights from Castle Water this morning included 32 Little Egret and a Bittern from the viewpoint at dawn, from the hide mid morning 4 Pintail, 18 Snipe, Water RailGreen Sandpiper, Marsh Harrier, several Grey Heron plus good numbers of Wigeon, Teal and Shoveler. A Snow Bunting and Merlin along Shore Ridges provided the highlights from the Beach Reserve.