Trip report: Seaford Head and Tide Mills

June is sometimes a disappointing month for birding. On a very hot and sunny day our our trip to Seaford produced small numbers, but we did have excellent views of kittiwakes, linnets and skylarks.

19 June 2022

led by Geoff Shoebridge

Here’s the full list, 28 species in all:

  • common scoter
  • fulmar
  • cormorant
  • grey heron
  • little egret
  • buzzard (distant)
  • kestrel
  • kittiwake
  • herring gull
  • woodpigeon
  • swift
  • skylark
  • rock pipit
  • wren
  • dunnock
  • stonechat
  • blackbird
  • mistle thrush
  • whitethroat
  • starling
  • magpie
  • jackdaw
  • carrion crow
  • raven
  • house sparrow
  • goldfinch
  • greenfinch
  • linnet
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Unsurprisingly for a sunny day, we also saw several butterfly species: large white, peacock, marbled white, common blue and small heath.