3rd January 2022

EAST WORTHING: Eider and a Shag off end of Brougham Road this afternoon.

LANCING BEACH: A Great-northern Diver flew west

WIDEWATER: A Slavonian Grebe offshore from the caravan park

2nd January 2022

GORING BEACH: Seawatch - this morning Red-throated Divers 6W 6E, Great-northern Diver 1W, Great-crested Grebe 4W, Brent Goose 24W, Wigeon 34W, Shoveler. 22W, Razorbill 1E, Auk sp. 1W 1E

SHOREHAM FORT: 2 Purple Sandpipers, 9 Wigeon W

STEYNING SEWAGE WORKS: Chiffchaff and Grey Wagtail

WIDEWATER: 3 Eider W past

1st January 2022


ANGMERING: I walked from Angmering village to Poling Church, highlights were 8 Skylark, 4 Meadow Pipits, 2 Yellowhammer, 4 Mute SwansRed Kite and Buzzard  

GORING GAP: 8 Skylark, 12 Great-black backed Gulls,  4 Mediterranean Gulls

SHOREHAM HARBOUR: 2 Purple Sandpipers still off Shoreham Fort

30th December 2021

ANGMERING: 3 White-fronted Geese at Black ditch, just east of Poling chuch

24th December 2021

GORING GAP: This second-winter Caspian Gull was a treat this lunchtime. Also 85 Great-crested Grebes this morning

Caspian Gull - Goring Gap (David Campbell)

23rd December 2021

FERRING RIFE: this morning 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 White Starling - not a dark feather on it!  Offshore 1 Brent Goose, 2 Red-throated Divers

22nd December 2021

EAST WORTHING: an hours seawatch from 10am:  c40 Razorbills, nice Black-throated Diver past close in + 6 Red-throated Divers  & probable distant Great-northern Diver. Melee of c250 gulls & 35+ Gannets feeding o/s. Shag on basket o/s again.

MICHELGROVE: 3 Red Kites, 7 Buzzards, 10 Redwings, 1 Great-spotted Woodpecker

WIDEWATER: 1 Brent Goose on lagoon, Black Redstart east of beach chalets