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Sunday, July 15, 2012


Took another trip down to Pagham Harbour RSPB this weekend with Lori and Nolan. My hope was to connect with the long staying Glossy Ibis that frequents the area whenever I am not there:). 3rd time unlucky; only missed it at the Ferry Pool by a few minutes this time...grrrr..C'est la vie!

Linnet

We decided to walk the trail out to the sea today, which, though a little overgrown and muddy ,wasn't too bad. It took about an hour to reach the beach with a few nice birds along the way: Curlew, Redshank, Greenshank,Oystercatcher, Avocet, Green Sandpiper, Common Sandpiper, Lapwing, Black-tailed Godwit, Little Egret, Peregrine, Sparrowhawk, Buzzard, Reed Warbler, Whitethroat, Meadow Pipit, Chiffchaff, Greenfinch, Goldfinch, Cormorant, Grey Heron and Swallow.

Camouflage

At the beach we rested for a while before heading back but managed to get a look at some really cool summer plumage Sanderling. En-route home we stopped in at Pulborough Brooks RSPB for soup and cake!

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