Category Archives: beachy head birding

18.8.19 Movement amid a few calm nocturnal hours.

Rain during the night from 3am to dawn, still at first with a band of rain at 11am, gale force SW by 1pm. The few calm hours over night gave respite in-between the strong south westerlies allowing for a movement … Continue reading

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8.8.19 First Tree Pipits…

A bright morning with a light meandering south wind. Cloud cover moving in turning SE by 10am. I covered the areas around the radio mast, pub, old trapping area and Shooters Bottom. Although the proceeding 2/3 days have been very … Continue reading

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3.8.19 First Pied Flycatchers

A warm sunny morning with a light east wind. Willow Warbler in the old trapping area. Things are really picking up a pace now with a decent movement of birds off a light east wind over night, I must at … Continue reading

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30.7.19 Late July…

The end of July has seen a spell hot settled weather brought to an end by a deep transatlantic low. Willow Warbler in the old trapping area. I saw my first on the 22nd. Birding has been confined to the … Continue reading

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18.7.19 M-m-m-m monster Yellow legged Gull at Eastbourne Fish Shop

Low pressure moving in bringing an end to the pleasant weather. Failing to find anything at Princes Park the beach front Fish Shop at Eastbourne had a small gathering of gulls including the best and largest Yellow legged Gull I’ve … Continue reading

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16.7.19 Cuckoo

A few images from the last few days. Mainly high pressure conditions with very light winds meandering from the SE to SW in direction, there was also an impressive full moonrise over the see at 9pm on the 16th which … Continue reading

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9.7.19 High summer Yellow leg’s

Another fine day, light SW wind predominately high pressure conditions. juvenile Yellow legged Gull at Holywell. Above with a Herring Gull, it’s advanced age showing in it’s structure here with the younger Herring showing that “young pigeon” look about the … Continue reading

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