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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.

Thursday, August 5, 2010

A special morning

An interesting morning with the bushes on the Spit alive with Warblers

Whitethroats and Lesser Whitethroats were feeding avidly in the gorse with Wheatears throughout the beach and a single Whinchat near the Little Lagoon. There was a report of a Marsh Harrier and a Hobby but I missed both! Mediterranean Gulls are becoming more numerous and wader numbers are increasing...mainly Dunlins,Ringed Plovers and Turnstones.
A Seal had hauled itself up on a mudbank in the harbour,

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