Tuesday 1-Friday 4 November 2011: One or two peregrines were seen on Southwick Power Station chimney each morning on the way to work with 35 Greenfinches on the beach on 2nd.
Saturday 5 November 2011: A visit to the Adur at low tide produced a Little Egret, Peregrine, 56 Ringed and a Grey Plover, 28 Dunlin, 400 Herring Gulls (of which 5 were colour-ringed) and a delightful Kingfisher catching a very small fish.
|local Herring Gull A3KA roosting on a sandbar in the River Adur at low tide|
|North Thames Herring Gull AR4T at low tide roost|
|North Thames Herring Gull UT7T, previously seen on the Adur in August, it was ringed at Pitsea as a 3CY on 19 March 2011|
|North Thames Herring Gull YW7T, previously seen on the Adur on 27 November 2010 having been ringed at Pitsea as a 1CY on 6 November 2010.|
|Little Egret hunting in the Adur at low tide|
|few British birds are as good as this|
Sunday 6 November 2011: A couple of hours on Mill Hill produced a Sparrowhawk, 70 Wood Pigeons, 3 Redwing, a Siskin and 12 Redpolls. A visit to the Adur at low tide produced a Little Egret, 98 Greater Black-backed Gulls (of which 3 were colour-ringed) and the Kingfisher put on another good display although the light was much poorer.
|Norwegian Greater Black-backed Gull JY22, prevoiusly seen on the Adur in November 2010 and intermittantly since miod September 2011|
|Presumed Normandie Greater Black-backed Gulls 68H an d98H (not to be confused with H86 & H89!) roosting on the Adur at low tide|
|Kingfisher - still a stunner in poor light but rather less photogenic|