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10 September, 2014

With bright conditions overnight and a  easterly that has been prevalent for the last few days it was inevitable that a clear out of birds would occur, that being said a Tawny Owl calling from First Wood was the highlight of the morning.

Whitethroat - 16
Blackcap - 12
Grey Wagtail - 2
Yellow Wagtail - 22
Chiffchaff - 8
Willow Warbler - 2
Reed Bunting - 4
Wheatear - 6
Skylark - 12
Jay - 6
Buzzard - 1
Kestrel - 3
Grey Partridge - 4
Little Egret - 3
Grey Heron - 1
Sand Martin - 20e
Swallow - c100
Sandwich Tern - 5

Yesterday a quick stroll around  Marsh Farm produced 3 Buzzard, 7e Yellow Wagtail, and 1 Kingfisher, with the assorted compliment of common Warblers, and 6 Common Sandpiper on the River opposite the Tesco roundabout at Littlehampton.