The Climping Gap remains one of the last undeveloped sites along the coast in West Sussex.
This site is dedicated to Birds seen in and around the Climping Gap area by myself and a few die hard friends, that live in the area and have been birding the local patch for decades.
(Please email your sighting's to firstname.lastname@example.org or Tweet to @BirdsofClimping).
Black-throated Accentor - Kazakhstan May 2017
09 February, 2011
At Climping beach this morning 2.5 hrs in a cold SSE wind, which felt like early spring as flocks of BrentGeese were on the move. A total of ca 300+ (and strangely, most of the flocks had a Cormorant or two tagged on). Two drake Eider E were nice, plus small numbers of Red-throated Divers.
Seawatch form climping beach early afternoon produced, 2 Red-throared Diver on the sea close inshore, 25 Great-crested Grebe, 3 Common Scoter, 20 Red-breasted Mergansers, 5 Razorbill, 3 Mediterranean Gull, and several distant Gannet, also 5 Grey Partridge, 6 Curlew, and 60 Fieldfare in the setaside.