At Climping Beach this morning were (PD) had been insitu since 07:30 good numbers of Red-throated Diver moving east with a combined total over 60 seen this morning. Plenty of Red-breasted Merganser and Auk sp offshore, and several Gannets moving east. c.75 Med Gull along the beach and moving west, 10 Brent Geese, 15 Oystercatcher, and singles of Buzzard and Grey Wagtail was the best of the rest.
Walking north along the River Arun from Tortington Lane junction, found a single Bewick's amongst the Mute Swan at TQ 008 051, also Marsh Harrier, 2 Kestrel, 7 Little Egret, Cetti's Warbler, and a Redshank.
|Bewick's Swan with Mute|