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  • Writer's pictureSim Elliott

Birds seen on 04.01.21. Lancing Beach, Widewater Lagoon & Adur Estuary

9.00 - 15.15. Weather: overcast, frequent rain/drizzle; temperature: 1-3 degrees: wind: 10 mph (North/North-East; Tides: Low tide - 09:17, 1.3m High tide -15:15, 5.6m

Species seen and photographed: Turnstones, Cormorant, Mute Swans, Herring Gulls, Black-headed Gulls, Great Black-backed Gulls, Oystercatchers, Redshanks, Little Egrets, Kingfisher, Grey Plover, Brent Goose, Lapwings, Dunnock, Sparrows, Pied Wagtail, Robin, Sparrows

Species seen and not photographed: Grey Herron, Carrion Crows, Wood Pigeons, Magpies, Feral Pidgeon

Turnstone (1) Lancing Beach (Widewater)

Black-Headed Gull (many) Adur Estuary

Herring Gull (many) Adur Estuary

Great Black-backed Gull (some) Adur Estuary

Little Egrets (3) Adur Estuary

Oystercatchers (ca.20) Adur Estuary

Kingfisher (1) Adur Estuary (Railway Bridge)

Grey Plover (1) Adur Estuary

Brent Goose (1) Adur Estuary

Redshanks (many) Adur Estuary

Lapwings (ca. 50) Adur Estuary, North of Toll Bridge

Dunnock (1) Adur Estuary (north of Toll Bridge)

Pied Wagtails (2) Adur Estuary (Coronation Green)

Robbins (1) Shoreham - Ropetackle

Sparrows (ca. 10) Adur Estuary, path by Ropetackle

Cormorant (1) Widewater Lagoon, Shoreham/Lancing

Mute Swans (3) Widewater Lagoon



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