Rye Harbour

27th October 2011, Thursday

Birds heading west offshore have produced most of the highlights so far this week, 6 Great Skua, 3 Arctic Skua, 2 Pomarine Skua, 190 Kittiwake, 250 Gannet, 4 Red-throated Diver, 12 Little Gull plus good numbers of Guillemot and Razorbill. Elsewhere 2 Water Rails gave good views at Crittall Hide, at Castle Water a Firecrest has been frequent in the scrub around the viewpoint, from the hide Bittern and Barn Owl.