Monthly Archives: August 2014

16th to 24th August. Yellow Wagtails & Tree Pipits

Whitethroat. I keep having to remind myself it’s only mid-August, being on the south coast, we can not daydream about easterly winds dropping in Barred & Icterine Warblers and perhaps in realistic terms finding a late summer Melodious Warbler last … Continue reading

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10th to 16th August 2014 – Melodious Warbler

So Obvious highlight of the week for me came mid morning on the 16th when I discovered a Melodious Warbler in the gully near Cow Gap. I saw the bird very briefly as it moved away up the side of … Continue reading

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3rd to the 9th of August. Cuckoo

Weather mainly settled & warm followed by clear nights, light W/SW winds at times, increasingly windy towards the weekend. Willow Warbler. A steady number of migrants throughout the week, a Cuckoo on the 4th was a pleasing and increasingly rare sight these days. … Continue reading

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Birding 26th of July to 2nd August. Grasshopper Warbler & Redstart

Another week of warm weather with a northerly drift to the winds early on with heavy showers on the 28th July and overnight on the 1st August. An early Common Redstart on the 26th below Belle Tout lighthouse followed by … Continue reading

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