Church Norton: There were still a few migrants around in the pleasant conditions, though numbers are undoubtedly dropping. There were two Redstarts - one in the churchyard and one in the first Several, but most other migrants were around the hide area, including 4 Spotted Flycatchers (with two more in the orchard by Greenlease Farm), 10+ Blackaps, 5+ Willow Warblers and 5+ Whitethroats, with a few of the latter along the Severals. There were 2 Whinchats and 3 Wheatears around the Severals area, too, and a Knot and 6 Grey Plovers on the beach.
Overhead a big movement of hirundines again, with 100+ House Martins and a few Sand Martins amongst the Swallows, plus 18 Yellow Wagtails and a Pied Wagtail, almost all going east into the breeze. A Common Sandpiper was in the creek by the horse's field, at least 4 Sparrowhawks were over the Priory, and there were a few Sandwich Terns about, but not much else of note in the harbour. (AH/IP/SR/C&ME)
This evening there were 3 Sandwich.Terns, 1 Swift, 1 Redstart, 1 Wheatear and 3 Spotted Flycatchers, but no sign of the Short-eared Owl. (S&SaH)
250+ Linnet in one flock, plus many more
1 Common Sandpiper
2 Little Ringed Plovers
75+ Yellow wagtails - seemed to be calling continuously and a flock of 30+ in field next to Easton Lane car park. (IP)
Park Lane, Selsey: There were 4 Redstarts and 3 Spotted Flycatchers early morning in the hedges and a Yellow Wagtail went over. (IP)
Northcommon Farm: Appeared almost empty at first with no sign of yesterday's birds. However, from Golf Links Lane 3 Redstarts, 4 Spotted Flycatchers, 1 Tree Pipit, 1 Wheatear, 3 Whitethroats, 1 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 2 Yellow Wagtails, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 Green Woodpecker, c40 Swallows, c35 House Martins, and 33 Canada Geese overhead. (SR)
Three Swifts were over the north of the town this evening. (SH)
A Water Rail was heard in the Long Pool, and there were also 2 Whinchat,s 10 Whitethroats, 2 Blackcaps, 8 Reed Buntings a Chiffchaff and a Sedge Warbler present in the bushes.
Around the churchyard/hide area there were several 2 Spotted Flycatchers, a Reed Warbler and 3 Redstarts amongst the commoner migrants, with another 2 Redstarts nearby, and 6 Wheatears, 10 Common Terns, 7 Sandwich Terns and 5 Mediterranean Gulls from the beach.(CRJ)
At Greenlease Farm there were another 2 Redstarts, a Grey Wagtail and 3 Spotted Flycatchers, with another 3 Redstarts in Drift Road. Along the Severals there was a Whinchat (with another towards Park Farm) and 2 Yellow Wagtails over. There were also a total of 5 Swifts over, along with a continuous flow of hirundines heading south-west.
From the beach 5 Wigeon went west, there were 7 Knot and 16 Grey Plovers, and 40 Mediterranean Gulls were amongst the Black-headed Gulls. (IP)