Trip reports

Field trip to Rye Harbour

Wednesday, 28 September 2016

It was a sunny autumnal day, but very windy. Twelve people enjoyed excellent views of wheatears, waders and swallows overhead.

Great crested grebe
Little grebe (many family groups)
Cormorant
Little egret
Mute swan
Greylag goose
Shelduck
Wigeon
Mallard
Gadwall
Teal
Pintail
Shoveler
Kestrel
Pheasant
Coot
Oystercatcher
Grey plover
Lapwing
Dunlin
Little stint **
Turnstone
Redshank
Bar-tailed godwit *
Curlew
Black-headed gull
Herring gull
Great black-backed gull
Sandwich tern (5) *
Woodpigeon
Collared dove
Green woodpecker
Swallow (scores leaving over the sea)
Meadow pipit
Yellow wagtail *
Pied wagtail
Wheatear (6) *
Magpie
Carrion crow
Starling
Goldfinch
Linnet

42 SPECIES

Leader: Carol Goulden