Five Grey Plover at the low tide waterline today.
Summary of all bird species seen in last year (on-shore and off-shore). Brent Goose, Slavonian Grebe, Gannet, Red Throated Diver, Razorbill, Cormorant, Bar-tailed Godwit, Turnstone, Ringed Plover, Oystercatcher, Fulmar, Herring Gull, Black-Headed Gull, Great Black-backed Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Sandwich Tern, Common Tern, Kestrel, Sparrow Hawk, Wood Pigeon, Carroin Crow, Magpie, Jackdaw, Blackbird, Robin, Mistle Thrush, Song Thrush, Wren, Dunnock, Wheatear, Meadow Pipit, Pied Wagtail, Grey Wagtail, Whitethroat, Chiff-chaff, Coal Tit, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Firecrest, House Sparrow, Starling, Goldfinch, Greenfinch, Linnet, House Martin, Swallow.
12/02/12: A Bar Tailed Godwit came ashore in the snowy weather to feed on the flats at the foot of Galley Hill, Bexhill. Three Meadow Pipit were also seen in the same area for the first time.
Very tame and inquisitive Razorbill swam up to within 4 metres of my surf board 200 metres off Galley Hill Common today (07/01/12).
Lone Firecrest spotted in undergrowth on Galley Hill on 20/11/11.
Large flocks of Swallows (approx 30), Goldfinches (50-100), Pied Wagtail (about 50) and Starlings (50-100) gathered on Galley Hill Common over w/e of 5th/6th November. About 40 Brent Geese flew in an easterly direction just off-shore.
27/08/11 am: Little Egret flying east along shore. Fulmar on cliffs. Flock of 190-200 Oystercatchers on beach at Fairlight Cove.
28/07/11: Rhizostoma Pulmo Jellyfish 300m offshore from Galley Hill. Numerous Sandwich Tern and Common Tern, with 13 Turnstones on shore. Wheatear at Glyne Gap in evening.
Also seen recently Red Admiral butterfly on Galley Common, 2 Common Seals off Galley Hill. Numerous House Sparrows and Chiffchaffs across Galley Hill and Galley Common