Monday, 1 September 2014

31-08-14 Durlston Country Park

Another early morning walk from Swanage Bay View Caravan Park to Durlston in warm, sunny conditions provided the following species:-
Northern Fulmar (1), Northern Gannet (several out to sea), European Shag (2), Eurasian Sparrowhawk (mobbed by Western Jackdaw and Rook), Common Kestrel (3), Peregrine Falcon (1), Eurasian Oystercatcher (1), Black-headed Gull, Herring Gull, Great Black-backed Gull, Feral Rock Dove, Woodpigeon, Collared Dove, Green Woodpecker (1), Great-spotted Woodpecker (1), Sand Martin (1), Barn Swallow (71), Meadow Pipit (1),Wren, Dunnock, European Robin, Common Stonechat (1), Northern Wheatear (6 at California Quarry), Common Redstart (female at California Quarry), Common Blackbird, Common Whitethroat, Lesser Whitethroat (2), Common Chiffchaff, Willow Warbler, Garden Warbler (2), Blackcap, Long-tailed Tit, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Eurasian Jay (2), Common Magpie, Western Jackdaw, Rook, Common Raven (2), Carrion Crow, House Sparrow, European Greenfinch, European Goldfinch, Eurasian Bullfinch (2), Common Linnet (22 at California Quarry).

                 Above the gully at Anvil Point Lighthouse an Adonis Blue Butterfly posed for the camera.


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