Tuesday, 20 November 2012


Dungeness Fishing boats 08.15-10.00:

Red-throated Diver: 4 on sea
Great Crested Grebe: c40 on sea
Gannet: 67w
Common Scoter: 86w 3E
Red-breasted Merganser: 2w
Mallard: 2w
Kittiwake: 428w over whelming majority were adults.
Glaucous Gull: 1 on beach
Yellow-legged Gull: 1 on beach
Guillemot: c50 on sea
Auk sp: 143w

The Patch 11.00-12.30
Most of my time was spent scanning the Herring Gulls for Caspian Gulls failing dismally.

Common Scoter: 48w 16E
Mediterranean Gull: 1ad in roost
Kittiwake: 9 in roost all ads 72w
Guillemot: c40 on sea
Auk sp: 38w
Black Redstart: 1 behind hide

2 Great White Egrets on the New Diggings viewable from the causeway.

At Midley the 2 Whooper Swans still in the Kale field. Near The Woolpack the Common Crane flew over the car flushed by the local hunt. 

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