Trip Report: Dungeness RSPB Reserve

Date: Saturday 20 January 2024

Weather: Cold and windy with sunny spells.

Highlights: Three species of diver and excellent view of a bittern on ARC Pit.

Mute Swan
Canada Goose
Egyptian Goose
Greylag Goose
Barnacle Goose
Shelduck
Mallard
Wigeon
Gadwall
Shoveler
Teal
Pochard
Tufted Duck
Goldeneye (M & F)
Pheasant
Great Northern Diver
Black-throated Diver
Red-throated Diver
Little Grebe
Great Crested Grebe

Gannet
Cormorant
Bittern
Great White Egret
Little Egret
Marsh Harrier
Peregrine
Sparrowhawk
Coot
Moorhen
Lapwing
Turnstone
Curlew
Snipe
Black-headed Gull
Kittiwake
Herring Gull
Common Gull
Great Black-backed Gull
Lesser Black-backed Gull

Guillemot
Razorbill
Stock Dove
Woodpigeon
Kingfisher
Pied Wagtail
Stonechat
Blackbird
Bearded Tit (h)
Great Tit
Blue Tit
Starling
Magpie
Jackdaw
Carrion Crow
Rook
Linnet
Reed Bunting

Total: 58 species
Leader: Geoff Shoebridge.
List compiled by: Geoff Shoebridge