|the long staying and rather unusually plumaged Smew at West Rise Marsh|
|pale-bellied Brent Goose in the lower Cuckmere|
|nothing like close proximity to Canada Geese to remove any 'feel good factor'|
15 January. No sign of the Grey Phalarope at dawn, feels as if an old friend has gone. Too much attention from the crows it seems.
14 January. Grey Phalarope seen at dawn (with two crows nearby) but not in the dark, 07:30 & 17:30, on my way to and from work.
13 January. Grey Phalarope seen at dawn and in the dark, 07:30 & 17:30, on my way to and from work.