Trip reports

Field Trip to Rye Harbour

Field Trip to Rye Harbour
Penny Skoyles

Wednesday, 26 February 2014

On a rare sunny day with medium winds, 16 RSPB members enjoyed good views of waders and wildfowl. Highlights were long-tailed duck, avocet and golden eye.


Little Grebe
Great Crested Grebe
Cormorant
Little Egret
Shelduck
Wigeon
Gadwall
Teal
Mallard
Pintail
Shoveler
Tufted Duck
Long-tailed Duck
Goldeneye
Marsh Harrier
Moorhen
Coot
Oystercatcher
Avocet
Ringed Plover
Golden Plover
Grey Plover
Lapwing
Knot
Sanderling
Dunlin
Curlew
Common Redshank
Turnstone
Mediterranean Gull
Black-headed Gull
Lesser Black-backed Gull
Great Black-backed Gull
Herring Gull
Wood Pigeon
Pheasant
Collared Dove
Green Woodpecker
Skylark
Pied Wagtail
Wren
Dunnock
Robin
Blackbird
Redwing
Great Tit
Magpie
Carrion Crow
Starling
House Sparrow
Chaffinch

51 species


Flowers: Creeping Speedwell, Coltsfoot, Sweet Violet, Gorse, Red Dead Nettle, Mouse Ear Chickweed, Daisy, Shepherd's Purse and Dandelion (9)


Mammals: Weasel