Archive for March 5th, 2010

5th March 2010, Friday

RSPB Dungeness today

The day started well with a red kite seen flying over Burrowes pit. Goldeneye, smew, goosander, black-necked and Slavonian grebes were all still present. A bittern was seen at New Excavations and a male garganey was on Burrowes pit. Also of note were a merlin, water pipit, three chiffchaffs and a firecrest.

5th March 2010, Friday

Ginger Dunnock

Throughout February Cliff Barwood has been seeing an odd bird in his garden in Rye. It resembles a Dunnock in size and shape, but it is very ginger coloured with white wing tips. He has managed to get photos through his double glazing….

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