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09 September, 2016

Information received from Roy Dennis MBE from the Highland Foundation for Wildlife about the Osprey seen recently around the Littlehampton area.

The bird with the colour ring Blue NA2 was ringed by Brian Etheridge as a chick from a brood of two on the 2nd of July at a nest in Glen Cassley, Sutherland in the NW Highlands. A BTO metal ring was fitted to the right leg serial number 1489511.



The Wryneck showed well this evening,  viewed from the beach 50yds west of the mill path.





A Wryneck still present along west beach this morning, feeding along the beach 75yds west of the corner of Mill road. Generally very quiet in the bushes in the blustery conditions.

Wryneck - 1
Spotted Flycatcher - 1
Whinchat - 1
Stonechat - 1
Goldcrest - 3
Reed Warbler - 1
Whitethroat - 5
Wheatear - 1
Yellow Wagtail - 12
Blackcap - 3
Willow Warbler - 4
Sand Martin - 17
Swallow - c. 200+
Jay - 3
Meadow Pipit - 5
Linnet - c.80
Skylark - 3
Buzzard - 2
Sparrowhawk - 1
Kestrel - 1
Whimbrel - 1
Little Egret - 3
Grey Heron - 2