Grey Shoulder-knot at Seabrook (Paul Howe)
Dotted Border at Seabrook (Paul Howe)
Spring Usher at Seabrook
Pale-brindled Beauty at Seabrook (Paul Howe)
Satellite at Seabrook (Paul Howe)
15th - A Shag and 2 Ravens at Samphire Hoe (per Derek Smith). 140 Fieldfares and 400 Redwings at Blackhouse Shaw, Saltwood (Nigel Webster).
14th - A Little Grebe, a Little Egret, a Razorbill and 2 Ravens at Samphire Hoe and 1,172 Cormorants flew past (per Derek Smith). 55 Lapwings at Tumble Tye Farm, Capel-le-Ferne (Mark Kennett).
A Peacock butterfly in a garden in Hythe (Clive Nuttman). Emmelina monodactyla (Common Plume) at Seabrook was a new moth for the year (Paul Howe).
13th - A Little Egret, a Razorbill and 2 Ravens at Samphire Hoe (per Derek Smith). A Purple Sandpiper, a Guillemot and 9 Red-throated Divers at Hythe, opposite Twiss Road (Nigel Webster).
12th - A pair of Blackcaps in a garden in Folkestone (David Featherbe).
11th - 3 Curlew, 3 Redshank, 7 Snipe and 165 Lapwings at the Willop Basin where 3 Brent Geese and 8 Shelduck flew past (Roger Norman / Ian Roberts). A Grey Wagtail at West Hythe dam (David Mansfield).
10th - A female Red-breasted Merganser at Nickolls Quarry (Brian Harper). 2 Ravens and 70 Fieldfares at Botolph's Bridge. 3 Chiffchaffs and 14 Yellowhammers at the Willop Sewage Works (Ian Roberts).
Spring Usher at Seabrook (Paul Howe)
9th - A flock of 20-30 Twite reported at Broadmead Village, Cheriton, in the Lucy Avenue / Perries Mead area CT19 5UD (Jim Wood).
A Spring Usher at Seabrook (Paul Howe).
8th - A Curlew, 11 Redshank and 84 Lapwings at the Willop Basin, also a Shelduck and a Razorbill offshore. 2 Stonechats, 3 Tufted Ducks and 18 Gadwall on the lake at Folkestone Racecourse. There were no sign of the Twite today (Ian Roberts). A Razorbill, 5 Stonechats, 9 Fulmars, 38 Kittiwakes at Samphire Hoe (Paul Holt).
2 Harbour Porpoises off Samphire Hoe (Paul Holt).
7th - A flock of 8 Twite were reported yesterday at Cheriton, by the Pent Stream at Shearway Business Park, between Pent Road and Caesar's Way (c.TR207375), though there was no sign today (Jon Varley). 1,000 Cormorants flew west at Samphire Hoe, also a Shag there (Per Derek Smith).
6th - A Black Redstart, a Ring-necked Parakeet, a Stonechat, 4 Chiffchaffs (including a bird showing characteristics of the form tristis), 14 Yellowhammers and 70 Pied Wagtails at the Willop Sewage Works, 5 Curlew and 17 Snipe at the Willop Basin and a Shag at Sandgate (Ian Roberts). A Black Redstart at Folkestone Harbour (Brian Harper). 64 Red-throated Divers and 1,290 Cormorants (including a flock of over 800) flew east past Samphire Hoe, also a Shag there (Mark Kennett / Pete Coleman / Paul Holt).
5th - 45 Mute Swans and 172 Lapwings at Botolph's Bridge (Ian Roberts). A Little Grebe at Samphire Hoe (Paul Holt).
4th - Rain through much of the day restricted coverage. A Curlew, a Rock Pipit, 3 Redshank and 53 Lapwings at the Willop Basin. 5,000+ Starlings roosted again at Pleydell Gardens, Folkestone (Ian Roberts).
Black Redstart at the Willop sewage works (Ian Roberts)
Blackcap at Hythe (Glenn Tutton)
2nd - Another massive movement of Cormorants, with a record total of 1,471 heading east past Mill Point (Brian Harper) - it would appear that these are birds heading out from a roost at Dungeness (where a record count of 1,860 came in this evening) to feed in the Channel. A Blackcap again in a garden in Folkestone (David Featherbe). 19 Redwings at Church Hougham (Mark Kennett).
1st - 650 Cormorants flew east at Sandgate this morning and 750 flew west along the coast this afternoon. c.5,000 Starlings roosted at Pleydell Gardens, Folkestone. 46 Mute Swans and 130 Lapwings at Botolph's Bridge (Brian Harper / Ian Roberts / Barry Minter).