Great Northern Diver at Sandgate
Shag at Sandgate
Purple Sandpiper at Hythe
Winter Moth at Seabrook
9th - A Great Northern Diver and a Shag at Sandgate (Neil Frampton). A Little Egret, 7 Redshank and 20 Ringed Plover at Folkestone Harbour, where 2 Common Scoter flew past (Mark Varley). A male Blackcap at Seabrook (Paul Howe).
8th - A Great Skua and 2,320 Cormorants off the Willop Outfall, also 4 Sanderling there (Ian Roberts). A Brambling at Beachborough Park (Steve Tomlinson).
Winter Moths at Folks' Wood (Ian Roberts) and Seabrook (Paul Howe) were new for the year.
7th - A Lesser Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Siskins, 20 Redwings and 205 Mediterranean Gulls at Beachborough Park (Steve Tomlinson). A Velvet Scoter flew east past Seabrook (Paul Howe). An adult Caspian Gull at Folkestone Harbour and single Shags offshore of Mill Point and Sandgate (Ian Roberts).
A Dark Sword-grass again at Seabrook, where Mottled Umber was new for the year and a Minotaur Beetle and a Buff-tailed Bumblebee were also of note (Paul Howe), with another Buff-tailed Bumblebee at Mill Point (Brian Harper).
Dark Sword-grass at Seabrook
Dark Arches at Hythe
Water Rail at West Hythe
Little Egret at Nickolls Quarry
6th - A Bewick's Swan drifted east past Battery Point, also a Great Northern Diver offshore there and a Little Egret flew west (Paul Howe). A Barn Owl at Abbotscliffe (Mark Kennett). A Black-throated Diver at Folkestone Harbour (Dave Clarke). 2 Purple Sandpipers at Hythe (Paul Edmondson). A Marsh Harrier, 2 Little Egrets and 2 Water Rails at Nickolls Quarry. A Firecrest at Port Lympne. c.450 Great Crested Grebes off Hythe Ranges/Willop Outfall (Brian Harper / Ian Roberts).
A Dark Sword-grass at Seabrook (Paul Howe).
5th - A Great Northern Diver off Seabrook at 13:30 (Paul Howe). A Great Skua and 15 Dunlin off Princes Parade (Brian Harper). 2 Siskin, 3 Woodcock, 4 Mandarin and 180 Teal at Chesterfield Wood. 2 Woodcock at Folks' Wood (Ian Roberts). A Purple Sandpiper at Battery Point (Ray O'Reilly). A Little Egret at Copt Point (Alistair Mackay).
A Dark Arches at Hythe (Ian Roberts).
4th - 4 Shags and 680 Cormorants off Mill Point, where a Great Skua, 3 Teal, 3 Fulmars and 325 auks flew east (Ian Roberts). 1,186 Cormorants flew east past Seabrook (Paul Howe).
The Satellite at Hythe (Ian Roberts) and Epiphyas postvittana (Light Brown Apple Moth) at Seabrook (Paul Howe) got the moth year list started.
Great Northern Diver at Mill Point (Ian Roberts)
1st - A Water Pipit, a Great White Egret, a Jack Snipe, a Marsh Harrier, a Golden Plover, a Raven, 2 Curlew, 3 Stonechats, 37 Teal, 71 Snipe and 150 Lapwings in the Donkey Street / Willop Basin area. A Green Sandpiper, 2 adult Caspian Gulls, 2 Little Egrets and 12 Teal at Nickolls Quarry. 2 Firecrests at Pond Hill Road, Cheriton. A Stonechat at Hythe Roughs (Brian Harper / Ian Roberts). A Great Skua off Samphire Hoe (Martin Collins). A Firecrest and a Little Owl at West Hythe (Stephanie Lea). A Little Egret at Copt Point (David Featherbe). A Redwing, 11 Yellowhammers and 16 Sky Larks at Abbotscliffe (Mark Kennett).
A Red Admiral at Nickolls Quarry and a Hare at Donkey Street (Brian Harper / Ian Roberts).