Archive for November 18th, 2010

18th November 2010, Thursday

Rye Harbour

Highlights over the past few days have included at least 380 Curlew roosting over night on Harbour Farm, a Green Sandpiper has been regular on Ternery Pool were two Slavonian Grebes were present yesterday afternoon. From the Denny Hide overlooking the Quarry upto 700 Lapwing have roosted and 17 Redshank have frequented the margins. At the Wader Pool 3 Rock Pipit are seen daily and a Common Sandpiper was present on the intertidal mud opposite the hide. At Castle Water a flock of around 200 Stock Dove have been roosting along a line of elder trees opposite the hide and 60+ Redwing and 14 Fieldfare were amongst the willows at the southern end of the main pit, from the viewpoint two Marsh Harrier are seen daily and yesterday afternoon a Bittern gave brief flight views.