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(* ) 16th July 2022: Cliffe Rspb

Rock Curlew

at Dungeness in 2016. (* ) A journey to Cliffe Rspb on the 16th July was compensated with extremely far-off sights of a Rock Curlew

on Flamingo Swimming Pool , regretfully i never ever took care of any type of images as the bird was to far-off and also the warmth haze was dreadful.(* )Nevertheless (* )the

Rock Curlew(* )invested during taking a seat, the yellow expense with black pointer &’ gull ‘ like head was quickly seen, it additionally did a number of wing stretches, this is just my third Rock Curlew & in Kent. Lots of many thanks to Frank.C. for his details which was extremely valuable. 23rd July 2022: Oare Marshes Montagu’s Harrier.(* )An early morning walk the East flooding on the 23rd July to attempt and also see the lately reported (* ) Curlew Sandpiper

was extremely effective with bird’s-eye views of 2 grown-up birds. (* ) There are great deal’s of waders coming right into roost and also feed on the East flooding throughout high trend and also the KWT to their credit report are taking care of the water degrees well this year.

4 main plumes & tiny white rump. The emphasize of the stroll nevertheless was effectively chosen by AE as we were strolling back past the Seawatch conceal and also half method along the seawall.

All the birds on the East Flooding rose in a best & old panic!!, AE stated’ i have actually obtained a Harrier’ and also rapidly recognized it as a man

Montagu’s Harrier!!!

Montagu’s Harrier. I rapidly telephoned RR et cetera of the gang to notify them as they were all near Dan’s Dock, regretfully they can not obtain onto it.(* )We at some point overtook RR & the gang and also with the assistance of SC we matured the Montagu’s Harrier (* )as a second summer season man bird, an additional excellent locate by AE.

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In hefty moult.

28th July 2022


Juvenile Purple Heron. (* )A very early & early morning stroll at Stodmarsh showed extremely effective with numerous trip sights of 2 Juvenile Purple Herons.

We saw 1 near the primary lake by the Lampen wall surface and also the second one was near the Marsh conceal.

We additionally saw a lot of

Environment-friendly & Common Sandpipers (* )around the get plus great deal’s of Little Egrets on the primary lake.

Purple Heron.

Oare Marshes(* )Gull-billed Tern.(* )After a really delightful early morning at Stodmarsh we headed to Oare Marshes for the mid-day’s high & trend.

A check via the waders created

2+ grown-up Curlew Sandpipers & 2 Turnstone

in exceptional tuft. The

Bonaparte’s Gull

was roosting amongst the Black headed Gulls, a fast coffee break back at the vehicle was most enjoyable, as we were having our beverage break AE saw a Pastime & placed every little thing up on the East flooding.

We determined to return and also have an additional check via the 1000’s of waders on the flooding and also basically the initial bird i saw was a stonking grownup


I rapidly obtained AE on it and afterwards called over some neighboring birders that had not observed it, we rapidly placed the information out as the

Gull-billed Tern

appeared to be roosting, nevertheless after around 15 to 20 minutes it flew from the East Flooding in the direction of the Swale. Black expense & brief tail.(* )The(* )Gull-billed Tern re-emerged back on the flooding after regarding a hr approximately, luckily plenty of birders took care of to see it this time around.(* )Grey rump & tail

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Gull-billed & Tern. Of Note: The Gull-billed Tern (* )is a very first document for Oare Marshes.

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