Wildlife sightings from the Bockhill area.
We are a small group of East Kent birders who have been enjoying wildlife in the St. Margaret's Bay and Kingsdown area of the White Cliffs since October 1994. Here you will find a record of the fauna and flora of this region of Kent.
Saturday, 6 October 2018
6th October 2018
For a couple of hours in early morning, overhead movement included 54 Skylarks, 31 Alba Wagtails, 22 Song Thrushes, 3 Tree Sparrows, 59 Starlings, 250 Siskins, 95 Goldfinches, 1 Brambling, 13 Reed Buntings and a Snow Bunting. Grounded migrants were 6 Stonechats,11 Blackcaps, 45 Chiffchaffs, 2 or 3 Yellow-browed Warblers and 2 Firecrests.
Yellow-browed Warbler in Paddock ( Brendan Ryan)
Other notable birds in the area included 3 Green Woodpeckers, 3 Ravens, 550 Linnets and 25 Yellowhammers.