Azure Tit Kazakhstan May 2017

23 July, 2017

Peregrine - 1
Kestrel - 1
Sparrowhawk - 1
Little Egret - 12
Grey Heron - 1
Ringed Plover - 2
Oystercatcher - 3
Whimbrel - 1
Little Owl - 1
Swift - 18
Great-spotted Woodpecker - 3
Green Woodpecker - 3
Jay - 1
Song Thrush - 2
Skylark - 4
Pied Wagtail - 2
Willow Warbler - 1
Chiffchaff - 3
Whitethroat - 12
Blackcap - 4
Reed Warbler - 11
Reed Bunting - 1
Linnet - c.80

20 July, 2017

Not a great deal happening at the patch this morning, just a single flock of Common Scoter went through and a few Whimbrel, with several Gannet feeding offshore.

Common Scoter - 30e
Gannet - 18e 37w
Whimbrel - 6w
Sandwich Tern - 3w
Sanderling - 7w
Ringed Plover - 1w
Oystercatcher - 1w
Ringed Plover - 1w
Turnstone - 11
Little Egret - 3w
Cormorant - 7w
Buzzard - 1
Green Wood - 1
Whitethroat - 10
Reed Warbler - 3
Chiffchaff - 2
Blackcap - 2

Little Egret Atherington

Turnstone Climping Beach


19 July, 2017

A very confiding juv Cuckoo this morning at West Beach by the corner of the Mill path, a large gathering in the fields north of the Mill held good numbers of Med Gull, and a single Whimbrel on the golf course.

Cuckoo - 1
Bullfinch - 2
Blackcap - 2
Reed Warbler - 4
Whitethroat - 3
Chiffchaff - 3
Skylark - 7
Reed Bunting - 1
Swift - 25
House Martin - 12
Sand Martin - 9
Swallow  - 20
Kestrel - 1
Buzzard - 1
Sparrowhawk - 1
Jay - 4
Green Woodpecker - 2
Gannet - 2w 2e
Sandwich Tern - 15w 10e
Mediterranean Gull - 27
Common Gull - 2
Lesser B B Gull - 4
Cormorant - 4w 2e
Ringed Plover - 3
Sanderling - 5
Osytercatcher - 5
Whimbrel - 1
Turnstone - 9

Confiding Cuckoo

14 July, 2017

Climping Beach from 06:30 nice to see some Sand Martin and Swift on the move, although little else present.

Swift - 60+
Sand Martin - 15w
Common Tern  - 2e
Sandwich Tern - 5e 9w
Gannet - 9w
Whimbrel - 9w
Curlew - 1w
Cormorant - 6e 7w
Oystercatcher - 2e 5w
Ringed Plover - 1w
Turnstone - 4w
Mediterranean Gull - 8 on beach
Grey Heron - 2
Little Egret - 5
Whiethroat - 15
Reed Warbler - 1
Great-spotted Woodpecker - 1
Green Woodpecker - 3


Juv Med Gull

Ad Med Gull

10 July, 2017

I managed to beat most of the dog walkers at Climping beach this morning before they could flush everything away.

Greenshank - 1
Redshank - 1
Dunlin - 2
Oystercatcher - 5
Ringed Plover - 2
Whimbrel - 5w
Turnstone - 8
Cormorant - 6e 17w
Little Egret - 2
Grey Heron - 2
Sandwich Tern 7e 12w
Med Gull - 2
Swift - 4
Buzzard - 1
Great-spotted Woodpecker - 1
Green Woodpecker - 1
Jay - 1
Song Thrush - 2
Whitethroat - 17
Blackcap - 1

Greenshank
Grey Heron
Little Egret
Ringed Plover

27 June, 2017

A quick look around the patch this morning, with 5 Little Egret around West Beach ,2 Ringed Plover and 3 Mediterranean Gull moving west, several Sandwich Tern feeding offshore and a party of Swift flew east over the mill cottage.

Ringed Plover West Beach
Sandwich Tern Climping Beach

13 June, 2017

Took a trip down to Church Norton for the Elegant Tern, distant in the heat haze, below a couple of record shot's, and that's the best of a bad bunch.



07 June, 2017

A quick stroll around the hotel grounds this morning producing just a Little Owl and plenty of Southern Marsh Orchids for my effort.



04 June, 2017

A walk up river on the east side to the Ship & Anchor Pub this morning produced the following;

Swift - 20
House Martin - 5
Swallow - 7
Whitethroat - 4
Reed Warbler - 9
Sedge Warbler - 3
Blackcap - 2
Chiffchaff - 2
Reed Bunting - 1
Yellowhammer - 1
Skylark - 6
Green Woodpecker - 1
Great-spotted Woodpecker - 1
Lapwing - 1
Med Gull - 1
Stock Dove - 8
Grey Heron - 8
Little Egret - 5
Hobby - 1
Buzzard - 2