Des Sussex

Recent sightings reported by Des Sussex

DateSpeciesSiteCountObserver
05/09/21HobbyCrowthorne Wood2D Sussex
15:45
Angrily dive bombing a passing Buzzard.  
06/07/21WoodcockSwinley Forest3D Sussex
22:00
saw about 7 fly overs in different parts of forest from Lower Star Post to Sandy Gully, no idea if the same or different birds.  
06/07/21NightjarSwinley Forest7D Sussex
22:00
at least 7 churring males , 1 Sandy Gully, 3 E of Lower Star Post, 3 in NW part of Range Danger Area. A few females seen as well as plenty of woodcock sightings.  
24/06/21YellowhammerLambourn Downs2D Sussex
13:00
 
24/06/21Corn BuntingLambourn Downs20D Sussex
13:00
not counted but plenty of them singing and carrying nesting material.  
24/06/21Great Crested GrebeHorseshoe Lake, Sandhurst5D Sussex
07:00
 
24/06/21Common TernHorseshoe Lake, Sandhurst4D Sussex
07:00
on gravel island.  
24/06/21OystercatcherHorseshoe Lake, Sandhurst2D Sussex
07:00
one sitting - presumably on eggs.  
11/06/21NightjarWellington College1D Sussex
21:45
male.  
06/06/21NightjarSwinley Forest11D Sussex
22:00
min of 11 recorded between Rapley and Lower Star Post. Estimate 7 seperate 'territories' or pairs at the locations I visited between 21.30-22.45.  

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