Trip reports

Field trip to Dungeness

Male bearded tit perching on Phragmites
RSPB

Saturday, 21 January 2017

The Saturday trip to Dungeness was very cold, but sunny, with a cold breeze. The highlights were unquestionably the superb views of bearded tits at Hookers. Close second were the drake ring-necked duck and drake smew.

Mute swan
Canada goose
Greylag goose
Egyptian goose
Shelduck
Mallard
Wigeon
Gadwall
Shoveler
Teal
Pochard
Tufted duck
Ring-necked duck
Goosander (M & F)
Smew (M & F)
Goldeneye (M & F)
Great crested grebe
Cormorant
Great white egret
Little egret
Grey heron
Marsh harrier (M & F)
Common buzzard
Kestrel
Water rail (H)
Moorhen
Coot
Lapwing
Golden plover
Turnstone
Snipe
Black-headed gull
Herring gull
Common gull
Lesser black-backed gull
Great black-backed gull
Stock dove
Woodpigeon
Green woodpecker
Pied wagtail
Wren
Robin
Stonechat
Blackbird
Blue tit
Great tit
Bearded tit
Starling
Magpie
Carrion crow
House sparrow
Tree sparrow
Chaffinch
Greenfinch
Linnet
Reed bunting

56 Species

Leader: Geoff Shoebridge

List compiled by: Geoff Shoebridge