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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.
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Saturday, July 20, 2013

A friend returns from Australasia.

Yesterday a friend who has been visiting relatives on the other side of the world touched down at Heathrow last night after a very long flight. This morning  a Black Swan had arrived overnight on Pagham Lagoon. What a strange coincidence.

Black Swan

An unusual visitor to the Lagoon
Close up!

I can't ever remember seeing a Black Swan on the Lagoon before...only from the North Wall or in the harbour.

1 comment:

Sandra Minns said...

Saw the black swan yesterday also being seen off by the male of the breeding pair of swans who have 5 fairly large sygnets. Earlier in the week the same swan killed a juvenile seagull