Wednesday 1 May 2024

DRIP DRIP LITTLE APRIL DOWNPOURS.

 Another month of record rainfalls,it has been a job getting out with any enthusiasm in the wet and then cold northerly winds which have prevailed for most of the month.

LITTLE BIT OF BREAD AND NO CHEESE YELLOWHAMMER IN FULL VOICE -LANGDON HOLE
SKY NEWS CHOPPER OVER SAMPHIRE HOE
ME OLE COCK LINNET.
MALE ORANGETIP -LANGDON CLIFFS
DRAKE TEAL -STODMARSH
WILLOW WARBLER -STODMARSH
WILLOW WARBLERS were much in evidence on the cliffs too early in the month.
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CATTLE EGRET -STODMARSH
EARLY SPIDER ORCHIDS SAMPHIRE HOE
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CORN BUNTING IN THE MIST-LANGDON CLIFFS
YELLOWHAMMER
A GREEN COMMON LIZARD AT SAMPHIRE HOE
RED KITE - LANGDON HOLE
LARGE WHITE -A FEMALE AT LANGDON CLIFFS
A SPRING CLOUDED YELLOW - LANGDON CLIFFS
BLACK FIVE 44871 AT DOVER PRIORY
HURTIGRUTENS MAUD AT DOVER HARBOUR.
JACKDAW COLLECTING STONES?
WHEATEAR SITTING ON THE FENCE - SAMPHIRE HOE
AIDA NOVA - A NIGHTMARE IN THE CHANNEL?
A WATER VOLE -Looking a bit battered  Worth Marshes.
A SAMPHIRE HOE COLOUR RINGED STONECHAT.
US NAVY HARVARD  FLYING PAST THE HOE.
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NIEU STATENDAM HOLLAND AMERICA LINE .
FULMAR PETREL 
BLACKBIRD
COMMON HEATH MOTH
MALE ORANGETIP
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FEMALE ORANGETIP
A CLEAN AND SHINY CLAN LINE AT DOVER PRIORY A MERCHANT NAVY CLASS LOCO
AN UNUSUAL EARLY SPIDER ORCHID
SEDGE WARBLER- WORTH MARSHES.
BLACKCAP
SINGING 
WHITETHROAT SINGING
GREEN HAIRSTREAK LANGDON CLIFFS
FEMALE ORANGETIP
FEMALE ORANGETIP
BASKING LIZARD - SAMPHIRE HOE.


MEIN SCHIFFE AT DOVER
THE FIRST WALL BROWN OF THE SEASON AT SAMPHIRE HOE - A FEMALE.
LIKEWISE THE FIRST DINGY SKIPPER.


Sunday 31 March 2024

MARCH 2024

Problems with my arm and my car have limited my birding this month so not a lot to show you.

GUILLEMOT DOVER HARBOUR



LESSER SPOTTED DOGFISH -DOVER DOCKS


MISTLE THRUSH
MANDARIN -KEARSNEY ABBEY


AIDA DIVA -DOVER
THE FIRST FULL MOON AFTER THE VERNAL EQUINOX
46100 ROYAL SCOT HEADING THE GOLDEN ARROW INTO DOVER PRIORY.


KESTREL LANGDON CLIFFS
RING OUZEL SAMPHIRE HOE
RING OUZEL 
SKYLARK SAMPHIRE HOE
GARGANEY STODMARSH
GREAT TIT STODMARSH
46100 ROYAL SCOT AT MARTIN MILL

THE FIRST WHEATEARS HAVE ARRIVED AT SAMPHIRE HOE.