Archive for December 30th, 2011

30th December 2011, Friday

Winchelsea Beach Waders

At high tide this pm 200 plus Knot, 39 Sanderling, plus 15 Grey Plover and 11 Dunlin all in 1 flock on the beach about 400 mtrs east from Dogs Hill Road. Andrew Killick by e-mail

30th December 2011, Friday

Rye Harbour

Highlights since monday have included at least 3000 Golden Plover and 1500 lapwing roosting on Flat Beach, 4 Bar-tailed Godwit and 51 Knot along the shore, 39 Turnstone frequented the River Mouth. At Castle Water four Marsh Harrier were present on several days, a Bittern gave flight views from the hide and the viewpoint, two Jack Snipe gave incredible close views at the nortern end of the main pit and 5 Cetti’s Warbler were calling from various locations.

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Cetti’s Warbler