Sunday 25 December. Happy Christmas. A couple of hours at Shoreham Harbour and Widewater before being overtaken by family commitments. Very dull weather but a few Gannets and auks moving on the sea and 12 Bent Geese flew west. Two Perergines were on Southwick Power Station chimney with another two flying over, much to one's consternation. The tide wasn't high enough for the Purple Sandpipiers to be on the inner arm, but was too high for any gulls by the Yacht Club. Walked along the beach at Widewater to the Sailing Club, presumably right past the Snow Buntings, but saw them on the way back although by then as running out of time and only a few poor shots were taken.
|Early morning sun breaking through the gloom on Brighton seafront|
|Snow Bunting between Widewater and Lancing Sailing Club|
|pre-roost Fieldfares in poor light|
|Little Owl in its quarry home|
|New Moon on Monday ...|