Trip reports

Field Trip to Dungeness

Field Trip to Dungeness
RSPB images

Wednesday, 30 January 2013

We went to the main RSPB reserve seeing the Great White Egret on our way in and a Merlin and Tree Sparrow on our way out. Then we headed to the ARC pit where we saw Smew, and from there we drove to Scotney Lakes where there were huge flocks of Plover spiralling in the sunshine.

Bird List: Little Grebe, Great Crested Grebe, Cormorant, Little Egret, Great White Egret, Grey Heron, Mute Swan, Greylag Goose, Barnacle Goose, Shelduck, Wigeon, Gadwall, Teal, Mallard, Pintail, Shoveler, Pochard, Tufted Duck, Goldeneye, Smew, Marsh Harrier, Common Kestrel, Merlin, Moorhen, Coot, Golden Plover, Grey Plover, Lapwing, Dunlin, Curlew, Common Redshank, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Herring Gull, Great Black-backed Gull, Stock Dove, Wood Pigeon, Green Woodpecker, Meadow Pipit, Pied Wagtail, Wren, Dunnock, Robin, Blackbird, Song Thrush, Redwing, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Magpie, Rook, Carrion Crow, Starling, Tree Sparrow, Chaffinch, Greenfinch, Linnet