Tuesday, 27 August 2013

Another Glorious day at Dungeness

90 minutes from the seawatch hide with AJG this morning produced c300 Commic Terns, 7 Black Terns, 2 Little Gulls, 4 Wigeon and 2 Teal west. A few Gannets fishing  offshore, 2 Harbour Porpoises and the bull Grey Seal. 
Reed Warbler in The Moat
A walk AJG around The Moat, West Beach, Lloyds, The Lighthouse, The Desert and south end of the trapping area found:
Hobby: 1
Sparrowhawk: 4
Willow Warbler: 9
Chiffchaff: 1
Common Whitethroat: 9
Reed Warbler: 2
Sedge Warbler: 1
Whinchat: 3
Wheatear: 9
Spotted Flycatcher: 1
Pied Flycatcher: 3
Yellow Wagtail: 9
Swallow: 31
Sand Martin: 33
At Galloways another Pied flycatcher, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Whinchat and 3 Common Whitethroats. While there I got a text from Patrick to say he had found a Wryneck at the Long Pits, despite searching with several local it could not be relocated.
Greenshank from The Screen
 This evening at the ARC the Water rail with 2 Chicks still but elusive, 2 Ruff,1 Green Sandpiper a Black-necked Grebe and 5+ Greenshank one of which gave a superb fly by in front The Screen.
In the bushes 2 Lesser Whitethroat, 4 Common Whitethroat, 3 Willow Warblers, 3 Reed Warblers and a Cetti's Warbler.


  1. That new camera has really made a massive difference to your images ... very nice ..

  2. Have been enjoying all your latest images.Thanks for posting.