Monday, 10 December 2012

Six of us spent a bright,but cold day in the Dungeness,Walland marsh area.We managed to see a total of (73) species,the most notable being - ( Dungeness)  B T Diver (1 New Diggings),R T Diver (1 sea),G W Egret (3),Avocet (1),Goldeneye (3),Smew (2),Goosander (2),Pintail (2),Tree Sparrows and Marsh Harrier (3).Good numbers of Guillemots were seen on the sea.

Walland Marsh - Common Buzzard (4),Marsh Harrier (6),Sparrowhawk (1),Kestral (2),Tree Sparrows,Yellowhammer (5) Bewick`s Swans and Whooper Swan (3).Hundreds of Fieldfare were present in the area.

Lydd (roundabout) Waxwing (8).

We failed to see the drake Ring-necked duck,which was seen at Dungeness yesterday.


  1. Alan ,
    Fantastic species count , with some very nice ones amongst them .
    I can feel a 'Dunge day' coming on .

  2. Hi,yes it should be even better later on.