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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.

Friday, December 21, 2012


Having been alerted that Whooper Swans were on Breech Pool yesterday I made my way to the North Wall mid morning just in case they were still there. I arrived to find a couple of other birders overlooking the pool and sure enough one Whooper was being harassed by a pair of Mutes. 

It was pursued so that it came a little nearer to me

before meeting up with its mate on the bank...but they continued to be harassed

...but at last the Mutes pushed off and the Whoopers were left in peace.

Photographer, David Potter then joined us and the usual competitive spirit kicked in to try and get different shots to each other. Here's my effort....
Well...its different!

A Little Grebe passed in front of us whilst
 watching the Whoopers...they have wonderful fluffy rear ends!

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