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8th January 2018 Dungeness Gulls

A few images from the weekend just past. A day trip to Dungeness on the Saturday where we managed to notch 11 species of gull, including both Glaucous & Iceland Gull along with the very showy Caspian Gull at the … Continue reading

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End of the Year 2017

Sunset from Beachy Head. So another year concludes, blog updates have become increasingly scarce as have any decent birds to speak of on Beachy Head. Once we advance into November very little happens until late February or early March when … Continue reading

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30th November 2017 Black Guillemot

A very cold morning and a quick visit to Sovereign Harbour to catch up with the Black Guillemot that has taken up temporary residence in the harbour there. I forget how small these birds are. A Brent Goose also flew … Continue reading

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18th November 2017 Dungeness Gulls

Little bit of Gull action from Dungeness. Two different 2nd win. Caspian Gulls from the fishing boats. We also had a total of 4 along with 3 Yellow legged Gulls. 2nd win. Caspian Gull. The first bird above and below. … Continue reading

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3rd November 2017

Another serenely calm morning when you can almost hear everything! Unfortunately there was no sound of passing Hawfinch. Very little overhead passage although there seemed to be a few Chaffinches on the wing. No more the 30 and within them, … Continue reading

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31st October 2017

A light SW wind this morning, after a couple of colder days that had winds emanating from the north. Still no Hawfinches for me despite good numbers occurring not too far away within the county. Goldfinch passage from the 19th … Continue reading

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October 17th 2017

Both Monday and Tuesday saw a strong westerly finch flight early on with the majority of the numbers made up of Goldfinch and Linnet, although within that were Siskin, Chaffinch, Brambling and Reed Bunting. I failed to connect with any … Continue reading

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