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Saturday, 18 August 2012

Seaford Head & Beachy Head 18/8/12

Been on earlies all week so today was the first chance of birding the patch. Afterwards I went up to Beachy for a raptor watch.

Totals for Seaford Head are:
Nightingale - 2
Tree Pipit - 5
Whinchat - 3
Wheatear - 5
Redstart - 1
Yellow Wagtail - 1
Whitethroat - 38
Lesser Whitethroat - 5
Willow Warbler - 10
Reed Warbler - 6
Blackcap - 2
Garden Warbler - 1
Chiffchaff - 3
House Sparrow - 38 (consisted of 3 flocks moving west)

Moved on to the Old Trapping Area, Beachy Head arriving at 10am and stayed til 1.30pm. Totals are:

HONEY BUZZARD - 1 ad @ 12.25pm - approached the headland then turned round and headed inland. Same bird again at 1.20pm did same pattern.
Osprey - 1 ad flew south out to sea @ 10.10am.
Marsh Harrier - 1 fem
Hobby - 3
Crossbill - 21 (2 flocks)

 Whinchat at Seaford Head
 Osprey over Old Trapping Area
 Marsh Harrier over Old Trapping Area

Honey Buzzard over Old Trapping Area

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