Archive for December 12th, 2009

12th December 2009, Saturday

Rye Harbour

Highlights from a dawn visit to the main pit at Castle water included 129 Mute Swan (which had roosted over night), Bittern in flight and 18 Little Egret. From the viewpoint Marsh Harrier, several Bearded Tit, 8 Fieldfare and Cettis Warbler. Yesterdays highlights from Ternery Pool 150 Teal, 34 Shoveler, 55 Mallard and  2 Marsh Harrier (male and female/imm) . On Flat Beach Flood 500 Lapwing, 63 Gadwall, 8 Brent Geese and 14 Shelduck