Hastings Spring Bird Migration Survey

ENE or E f1-2 0/8ths good

West Hill 08.40 MG
Swallow 2

Marina 12.10-13.05 AG
Birds noted moving up – Channel were;- Black-headed gull 31 Mediterranean gull 1 Common gull 3 Great black-backed gull 1 Sandwich Tern 23 e 7 w. Common tern 1 Whimbrel 24.
Also a party of 9 Common scoters resting on the sea and seemed to be roosting. However, when a flock of 23 Whimbrel passed close by the Scoters suddenly became much more active, stretching their necks and looking around before taking flight and moving further out to sea.

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