Saturday, 17 July 2010

15 july: 9 med gulls on ovingdean beach ( 7 1st sum, ad and juv).

Tuesday, 13 July 2010

late dross:

12 july: 53 med gulls roosting on ovingdean beach (8 ad, 10 2nd sum, 31 1st sum, 4 juvs).

11 july: 33 med gulls roosting on ovingdean beach ( 5 ad, 4 2nd sum, 23 1st sum, single juv). also juv med and lbbg at the marina.

10 july: purple emperor on deck at madgeland master trees (pic to follow at some point)

Sunday, 11 July 2010



9 july: still a few med gulls knocking about with 20 (5 ad, 15 1st sums) on ovingdean beach and 15 (3 ad, 2nd sum, 9 1st sum and 2 juvs) on rottingdean beach.

Saturday, 10 July 2010









7 july: a massive increase in med gull numbers. 59 were seen comprising 3 flocks of 30, 21 and 7 at ovingdean, rottingdean and the marina respectively. there were 22 ad, 6 2nd sums, 26 1st sums and 5 juvs. i know there only meds but this is still an unprecedented roost count for the area tho large numbers pass E in the spring.

Wednesday, 7 July 2010



this white letter hairstreak has spent the last two days in the garden where im working coming down to feed(?) on the wet pug.

1 july: scarlet tiger seen near the roundhill pub, ditchling rd, brighton.

Sunday, 4 July 2010

most of the weekend spent up around southwater where numerous purple emperors were seen. at brighton marina y'day the first juv yellow legged gull was in the harbour.




2 july: few pics from goodwood but its probably too boring to put up a load of car pics. i did see the new merc SLS, bugatti (including 'pur sang' edition), ferrari 599 GTO and 458, new noble M15, caparo T1, zonda, mclaren MP4-12c and that weird lambo reventon. oh yeah and a few F1 cars. see i told you its boring.