Thursday, 25 September 2014

PATCH TICK

Patch ticks every once in a while but with the harbour you have to wait a little bit longer,with andy finding a black neck grebe on tuesday,me and rob did a tour of the cliffs and then the harbour,the bird was distant at first but came in close,but i spooked it so it had back out to sea,hour and a bit later we was reward with close ish views






also seen was 1st 2nd and 3rd winter lesser black backed gulls


this is a 3rd winter got me stumped until mick pointed out there dont have yellow legs yet

Wednesday, 24 September 2014

1ST WINTER CASPIAN

1st winter caspian with the ring number xdfe which does not exist,at the moment we are still waiting for news on this bird,all we no so far it comes from east germany mixed colony,mick will no doubt have more info soon








Sunday, 21 September 2014

2ND WINTER LESSER BLACK BACKED GULL

With only the two of at the fishing boats on saturday with richard having other engagements,bright start with this cracking 2nd winter bird,best yet to come










Sunday, 14 September 2014

1st WINTER CASPIAN GULL

One of the first birds seen today,did not hang around for long, but long enough to fill a card up,only a few weeks to go and the patch will start again,can't wait to start a bit more knowledge on gulls learnt in the last month thanks to mick hopefully a few stunners like this will turn up










Sunday, 7 September 2014

DUNGENESS AND SANDWICH

RED BACK SHRIKE DUNGENESS as you can see i started off at dung just a few highlights from today
WILLOW WARBLER
 RAVEN
RED BACK STRIKE
PIED FLYCATCHER  SANDWICH
SPOTTED FLYCATCHER SANDWICH

MONTAGUS HARRIER came in of the sea and headed high towards worth marshes


also seen redstart and wood warbler end to a super day