About Me

I am a novice to birding and have become interested since walking Frank our dog, a cross Flat Coat / Springer around Hastings Country Park and the surrounding area, I realised the little brown birds weren't just sparrows.

Monday, 30 January 2012

Sunday 29th Jan. SWW Pulborough and the Burgh

Starting at Pulborough, walked down to Jupp's view, usual ducks and geese, Goldcrests and a Firecrest in bramble near the conifers.
Walk around Wiggonholt Common 20-30 Crossbills by the dump

Back at the visitors centre the Water Rail eventually showed  



Next a walk around Rackham woods, Marsh, Coal, Longtailed Tits, Treecreeper, Nuthatch, Greater Spotted Woodpecker and sounds of others. Then onto the Burgh in a dull and windless afternoon, 12 plus Yellow Hammers, Grey Partridge, single Red Kite several common Buzzards, prolonged views of 1 may be 2 Short-eared Owls but no sign of the Rough-legged Buzzard. 

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