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SPECIES REPORTED IN JANUARY 2007

BIRDS

Species NameFirst/Last DatesRecords // Comment
Red Throated Diver0101 0110 26 // Biggest count was 11 off Pett Level on Jan 2
Black Throated Diver0101 0110 12 //
Great Northern Diver0101 0110 30 // Peak count of 14 in Portland Hbr on Jan 7
Little Grebe0105 0105 1 //
Great Crested Grebe0104 0104 1 // Flock of 220 off Dungeness on Jan 4
Red Necked Grebe0103 0110 9 // One off Black Point on Jan 1 and 8
Slavonian Grebe0101 0110 15 //
Black Necked Grebe0101 0108 7 //
Fulmar0108 0108 1 //
Leach's Storm Petrel0101 0101 1 //
Gannet0110 0110 1 //
Cormorant0105 0105 1 //
Shag0101 0109 5 // One at Hayling Ferry on Jan 1 and one off Black Point on Jan 6
Bittern0103 0104 2 //
Little Egret0103 0109 7 //
Great White Egret0106 0107 2 //
Grey Heron0109 0109 2 //
Grey Heron1231 0100 0 //
Spoonbill0105 0110 3 //
Mute Swan0105 0108 3 //
Bewick's Swan0102 0108 10 //
Bewick's Swan1231 0100 0 //
Black Swan0101 0101 1 //
Bean Goose0101 0107 7 //
White Front Goose0101 0109 14 //
Greylag Goose0107 0107 2 //
Canada Goose0105 0105 1 //
Barnacle Goose0110 0110 1 //
Brent Goose0101 0108 5 //
Pale Bellied Brent Goose0101 0107 5 //
Black Brant0101 0108 6 //
Red-breasted Goose0108 0110 2 //
Egyptian Goose0102 0103 2 //

INSECTS

Species NameFirst/Last DatesRecords + Comment
Brimstone01 31 6
Red Admiral01 31 60
Small Tortoiseshell01 27 2
Large Tortoiseshell28 28 1
Peacock01 27 5
Comma14 14 1
Light Brown Apple moth24 24 1
Mottled Grey15 15 1
Winter Moth05 15 2
Pale Brindled Beauty30 30 2
Spring Usher27 31 3
Mottled Umber15 30 2
Early Moth30 30 1
Hummingbird Hawkmoth31 31 1
Pearly Underwing02 31 2
Common Quaker20 20 1
Satellite The30 30 1
Chestnut The30 31 2
Moth/Butterfly Larvae02 27 2
Bumblebee species16 16 1
Lesser Bloody Nosed Beetle31 31 1

PLANTS

Note that this is a list of plants found in flower during the month - In a few cases plants that were not flowering have been included (see comments) because of some other interest in them

Species NameFirst/Last DatesRecords + Comment
European Larch09 09 2
Coastal Redwood05 05 1
Bulbous Buttercup27 27 1
Lesser Celandine02 19 7
Winter Aconite09 09 1
Common fumitory25 25 1
Yellow corydalis04 15 3
Rape species14 14 1
Charlock01 25 5
Hedge mustard11 25 4
Wild radish01 01 1
Wavy bitter cress04 09 3
Hairy bitter cress04 12 4
Thale cress31 31 1
Field pennycress17 17 2
Lesser swine cress04 04 1
Shepherd's purse04 12 5
Common whitlowgrass03 31 5
Sweet alison03 03 1
Sea kale22 22 1
Sweet violet02 31 6
Common chickweed04 09 3
Many seeded goosefoot12 12 1
Herb robert07 07 1
Common gorse01 17 6
Black medick04 12 2
Blackthorn (Sloe)02 14 2
Cherry Plum19 26 3
Hawthorn26 26 1
Dog rose01 02 2
Blackberry01 17 3
Barren strawberry05 05 1
Common nettle12 12 1
Spurge laurel01 25 4
Holly04 12 2
Tamarisk13 13 1
Hazel11 30 6
Grey Alder04 04 1
Goat Willow19 26 4
Dog's mercury02 25 5
Annual mercury04 31 4
Petty spuge04 15 5
Cow parsley01 01 1
Hogweed02 12 2
Wild carrot13 13 1
Primrose04 14 3
Intermediate Periwinkle14 14 1
Greater periwinkle04 12 2
Ivy leaved toadflax12 12 1
Thyme leaved speedwell02 15 4
Common field speedwell04 30 8
Red dead nettle01 30 9
White dead nettle01 23 8
Borage17 17 2
Elder09 12 4
Red valerian09 14 3
Common ragwort04 13 3
Oxford ragwort04 04 1
Groundsel04 25 6
Guernsey fleabane04 30 5
Daisy02 15 7
Winter heliotrope01 30 7
Pot Marigold04 12 2
Yarrow01 12 6
Scentless mayweed04 12 2
Scented mayweed11 11 1
Dandelion04 25 7
Wall lettuce12 30 2
Autumn hawkbit14 14 1
Nipplewort04 26 5
Smooth hawksbeard02 15 3
Hawkweed oxtongue02 14 2
Smooth sowthistle01 23 7
Prickly sowthistle12 12 1
Butcher's broom01 25 5
Snowdrop15 15 1
Bee orchid23 23 1
Annual Meadow Grass04 04 1
Cocksfoot Grass12 12 1
False oat grass04 04 1
Wall Barley04 04 1

OTHER WILDLIFE

Species NameFirst/Last DatesRecords + Comment
Mink14 14 1
Bottle-nosed Dolphin10 10 1
Common Porpoise28 28 1
Common Dolphin22 22 1
Common Seal21 22 2
Fallow Deer29 29 1
Roe Deer05 18 3
Mole11 11 1
Field vole04 04 1
Red squirrel23 30 3
Grey squirrel15 15 1
Brown hare21 21 1
Pipistrelle bat28 28 1
Common frog10 20 2
Common newt15 15 1
Adder23 23 1
Common lizard14 15 2
Blonde Ray22 22 1
Velvet Shank11 13 2
Sulphur Tuft13 13 1
Glistening Inkcap30 30 1
Lacquered Bracket29 29 1
Hairy Curtain Crust11 11 1
Jelly Ear (Jew's Ear)03 03 1
Cramp Balls or King Alfreds Cake03 03 0

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