Northcommon Farm, Selsey: Very quiet; the Little Owl showed well, also 50+ Swallows and House Martin and just a single Whitethroat (SH).
Fulmar - 1E
Gannet - 15E
Turnstone - 30 ob
Common Tern - 30 os
Sandwich Tern - 12 os
Sand Martin - 60E
Willow Warbler - 3 gardens
Northcommon Farm (Selsey): Very little in the bushes, though there was a nice male Redstart in the horse paddocks and c.100 Sand Martins overhead (OM).
Ferry Pool: There were two juvenile Ruff at the back this morning, along with two Green Sandpipers, two Avocets and 45 Black-tailed Godwits. There were also half a dozen young Shelduck and 22 Teal. (AH)
Two Redstarts were seen from behind the hide/churchyard hedge (ARK).
Birds seen today included -
Yellowhammer - 6
Reed Bunting - 2
Stock Dove - 17
Sparrowhawk - 2
Tufted Duck - 4 adults, 10 juveniles
Teal - 18
Church Norton: A Wryneck was on the beach near the Severals this morning, and there were two male Redstarts behind the hide. (A&YF). It was also reported early afternoon, showing well, whilst two Short-eared Owls were present on Norton Spit. A Common Tern was over Tern Island, still defending youngsters, and bizarrely a Red-legged Partridge has also bred on the Spit and a female was seen with 10 very small chicks (TG-P)
This evening a very small and very recently-fledged Lesser Whitethroat was in the hedges near Park Farm, Selsey. (S&SaH)
Ferry Pool: Still very quiet - just two Common Sandpipers, two Avocets, a dozen Black-tailed Godwits, five young Shelduck and 20 Teal on the pool. Not much in the adjacent bushes either - just a few Blackcaps and a couple of Willow Warblers. (AH)