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Friday, 31 January 2014

Purple Sandpiper day

Started at Prince's Park Eastbourne
at 9am no sign of Slav grebe so moved on
to Newhaven Walking East Pier 6 Purple Sandpipers
on the top so stayed to get a few pic's
windy day not a lot around flock of green finches on
the beach linnet &  meadow pipit around.

 Purple Sandpipers

Tuesday, 28 January 2014

Petworth park

Petworth Park

Rain on and off so under trees a lot
with a walk when it stopped we saw
2 Goosander 6 Egyptian geese Greylag
and Canada geese Shoveler Tufted duck
Mallard Pochard  Green Woodpecker
Redwing Wren Chaffinch Robin Coot
Moorhen blue tit.

 Egyptian geese
 Canada geese


Monday, 27 January 2014

Warnham res & Coldwaltham

Waiting at Warnham

For the Mealy it showed at around 11.30 am today
8+ lesser Redpolls feeding on and off Siskin Robin
 Dunnock Blackbird Reed Bunting G S Woodpecker
Wren Greenfinch Goldfinch Chaffinch Nuthatch
Blue tit Great tit Coal tit Long-tailed tit Pheasant
Magpie Moorhen all in the woodpecker hide.
Headed to Coldwaltham for the afternoon
saw the GG shrike at distance 2 Marsh Harriers
a Kestrel and a Red kite 3 Stonechat Redwing
& Fieldfare work going on at the treatment works
Wellies for the area.

 Long-Tailed tit
 Lesser Redpoll
 Mealy Redpoll

Common or Mealy Redpoll

 Marsh Harrier

Wednesday, 22 January 2014

Warnham res

Warnham res

A look at the feeders at Warnham
to see the Mealy Redpoll as it came to feed
on its own with lesser Redpoll on different feeders
near bye.

 Mealy Redpoll

 Reed Bunting

Tuesday, 21 January 2014


A RYE Day out

Got to see the Spotted Redshank
Egrets chasing each other hundreds
of Golden Plover
45 different birds around.

Redshanks in the fog
 Little Egret
 Little Grebe
 Spotted Redshank
 Waders flight shot

Tuesday, 14 January 2014


A Dungeness Day

Looking for Gulls on the Beach
with Kittiwake all around the fishing boats.


 Black-Headed Gull

 Gull ?

Wednesday, 8 January 2014

Hove & Shoreham Fort

Tried to do more at Hove with the
Grey Phalarope today more sun and dry
got to here the Glaucous Gull was still at the
Fort at Shoreham so had a quick look
a new bird for my Sussex bird list.

 Hugh Close

 Bath Time
 Glaucous Gull


me & John went to Devon
an got close to some great birds
in the area.
 Red-Necked Grebe

 Great Northern Diver
 Slavonian Grebe