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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, November 23, 2015

A quiet afternoon..

A female Goldeneye was present on Pagham Lagoon today but no sign of the drake reported last week.

 As ever there were plenty of Coots and Little Grebes, this one looking particularly attractive in its green surroundings.

Little Grebe

On making my way to the North Wall I noticed aYellowhammer balancing on a fence wire just by the Lagoon...

Yellowhammer...not often seen at this location.

Once at the North Wall it became very apparent how quiet it was, particularly noticeable following last weeks storm force gale....not a breath! Not too many birds in evidence either but here's a flavour....
Gadwall...two of the four present
The other two!
Drake Teal

Wigeon in flight
Wigeon...take off 'blur'
Returning along the 'dog walk' ...a Great Spotted Woodpecker 
and a.....

Robin Redbreast

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