Saturday, 25 August 2012


A very windy and sometimes damp Dungeness today. A couple of visits to the ARC found 41 Dunlin, 17 Ringed Plover, 2 Little Ringed Plover, 4 Common Sandpipers, 4 Garganey, 43 Common Terns, 1 Black tern, 1 Little Gull, 2 Marsh Harriers and several hundred Sand Martins.
Sea watching from The Point and the fishing boats 1 Balearic Shearwater E, minimum of 5 Arctic Skua's tooing and froing, 1 Black Tern W, 1 Razorbill W(my first of the autumn), 2 Teal W, Many Gannets and Common Terns off shore feeding, at least 1 Juvenile Arctic Tern, 5+ of the ever present Harbour Porpoises, also the adult Yellow-legged Gull on the beach.
Yellow-legged Gull

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