Trip reports

Field Trip to Pagham Harbour

Field Trip to Pagham Harbour
RSPB images

Saturday, 20 April 2013

Weather: A lovely sunny day but it clouded over in the afternoon.

Mute swan
Canada goose
Shelduck
Mallard
Gadwall
Shoveler
Teal
Tufted duck
Pheasant
Great crested grebe
Little grebe (H)
Cormorant
Little egret
Grey heron
Common buzzard
Kestrel
Moorhen
Avocet
Oystercatcher
Ringed plover
Lapwing
Dunlin
Redshank
Bar-tailed godwit
Black-tailed godwit
Curlew
Whimbrel
Black-headed gull
Herring gull
Stock dove (H)
Woodpigeon
Long-eared owl
Green woodpecker (H)
Great spotted woodpecker (H)
Skylark (H)
Swallow
Wren (H)
Dunnock
Robin (H)
Wheatear
Blackbird
Sedge warbler (H)
Reed warbler (H)
Willow warbler
Chiffchaff
Cetti's warbler (H)
Whitethroat (H)
Lesser whitethroat (H)
Blackcap
Long-tailed tit
Blue tit
Great tit
Starling
Magpie
Carrion crow
House sparrow
Chaffinch
Greenfinch (H)
Goldfinch
Linnet

60 Species
(H) = heard only

Butterflies: Peacock & small tortoiseshell

Highlights: Without doubt the superb views of the roosting long-eared owl. A good selection of summer migrants, including whimbrel, wheatear & warblers.

Leader: Geoff Shoebridge

List compiled by: Geoff Shoebridge