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Friday, 23 March 2012

The Patch 23/3/12

A total of 3 hours (6.00-7.30 then 9.00-10.30) seawatching this morning in two stints with a break in the middle up Seaford Head. Totals for Splash are:

Black-throated Diver - 1
Red-throated Diver - 4
Common Scoter - 91
Brent Geese - 332
Shelduck - 8
Teal - 2
Gannet - 72
Red-breasted Merganser - 7
Sandwich Tern - 16

On Seaford Head this female Sparrowhawk performed well trying to get a Dunnock in a dense bush allowing very close views. Also there was a Wheatear and 2 Black Redstarts.

1 comment:

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