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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, February 9, 2012

Pagham in Winter...never take it for granted.

....from the living room window....5 Slavonian Grebes on the sea

...on and around the Lagoon....Kingfisher, Green Woodpecker, 50 Med Gulls,Water Rail, Pochard,Tufted Duck,Gadwall but no Smew this morning

...from Spit Hide...Superb Drake Goldeneye plus several females and Pintail, plus big flocks of Knot, plus, plus !

....from North Wall...Paddyfield Warbler showing well in the 'tyre bush' (beware Wren and Stonechat sharing the bush! ) and a Black Brant  in with the main Brent flock.

Some of the Med Gulls on the in summer plumage.
One 'Paddy' visitor remarked  that I was very lucky living in a place like this...I suppose he was  right!

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