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Pagham Birder: The Blog

A 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.
Any news of interest regarding the ongoing erosion problems on Pagham Beach will, from now on, be shown on my other blog together with general beach photos.. Click on the link... Pagham Beach Blog on this page.

Monday, January 4, 2010

Whoopers !

A very cold morning with a hard frost. A walk from the beach through Slipe Field to the north Wall produced large numbers of Linnets, Reed Buntings and Yellowhammers. Duck numbers were considerable with Wigeon and Teal predominating but Pintail and Goldeneye also present.
Best of all however were 4 Whooper Swans flying in over the fields ( presumably from Ivy Lake wher they were seen earlier) and landing in the harbour.

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