Great Crested Grebe - 1W
Little Gull - 1os
Mute Swan - 3 SE
Mute Swan 15, Shelduck 28, Teal 87, Tufted 16, Shoveler 26, Wigeon 32 (where have they all gone?), Mallard 6, Lapwing 2100, Curlew 194, Golden Plover 86, Common Snipe 31 (in field north of the horse field at Welbourne), Black-tailed Godwit 160, Brent Geese 260, Coot 45, Moorhen 17, Little Grebe 1, Grey Heron 4 (nest material being taken to Owl Copse). Supporting cast 3 calling Cetti's Warblers and 2 Brown Hares. Nice to be out in sunshine for a change. (JW).
Medmerry: Highlights of a walk from Easton Lane, Earnley to the beach at Bracklesham this afternoon were an adult Little Gull, a Green Sandpiper, a Little Owl back at a formerly regular site, 35 Common Scoter heading east offshore, 7 Gadwall, 10 Tufted Duck, 20 Teal and Shelduck, 70 Stock Dove, a Stonechat and a Reed Bunting, 3 or 4 Skylarks and 3 Little Egrets. Also seen were a Fox and up to 20 Roe Deer, and sadly a dead Razorbill on the beach. (AH, S&SaH)
The Hill's also had another Little Owl fly across the road in Easton Lane on the way home.