Selsey Bill: Another busy day off the Bill, with over 100 Red-throated Divers, 500+ Razorbills and Gannets moving offshore, and a selection of other birds, including a Long-tailed Duck. (JA/AH/BI)
Great Northern Diver - 4os
diver sp - 3E
Slavonian Grebe - 1os
Shag - 1os
Long-tailed Duck - 1W
Guillemot - 1W
Thursday, 2nd February: A slightly better day than forecast, with dry weather before and after one big bank of heavy rain, though with the south-easterly wind strengthening as the day progressed.....
(1045-1130hrs) (AH) off Hillfield Road
Red-throated Diver - 5E, 2W
Gannet - c600os (c400 close in, c200 far out)
Common Gull - 3E
Kittiwake - 6E, c20os
Razorbill - 5E
Wednesday, 1st February: Another fairly dismal start, though with slightly less fog and more heavy drizzle, but brightening up slowly as the morning progressed....
One bit of good news on an otherwise gloomy day.....the dreaded road works on the B2145 at Ferry corner have now apparently been completed and the traffic lights removed as from this afternoon (per C&ME).
Chichester GPs - Ivy Lake: A quick look at lunchtime found the Long-tailed Duck and Scaup still present, and also a Firecrest on the entrance track. (MD)