Pagham Birder: The BlogA regular account of the birds seen mainly on and around Pagham Spit, the Lagoon and the North Wall plus other birding exploits from time to time.
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Tuesday, February 10, 2009
The past week
From the North Wall all the fields are under deep water but on a few remaining 'islands' there were huge concentrations of birds including c1000 Black Tailed Godwits, 750 Golden Plover, 500 Lapwings besides flocks of Wigeon and many Pintail, Shoveler and Shelduck. A couple of large flocks of Brent geese were wheeling over the flooded fields and must have totalled 1500/2000+....a fantastic sight.
On my return along Slipe Field I heard my first songs of both a Chaffinch and a Greenfinch so I guess Spring is not too far away....nice thought.