|Turtle Dove at Knepp. Perhaps the most reliable site for this species in West Sussex? Given how quickly they seemed to disappear from West Dean Woods it is hard to feel they are secure even here and opportunities to see them shouldn't be missed.|
|Cuckoo at Knepp|
|Canada Goose, one of a pair looking a bit out of place in one of the more grassy fields|
|keep off my island|
|new (for me) motor, same old rubbish in the back|
|Robin at Woods Mill, not the only robin I'm hoping for this year|
|Whimbrel on the Adur|
|the remains of Southlands Hospital from our house. How much will still be standing next week?|
Friday 13th. Two Swifts over the house in the evening.
Thursday 12th. Bought a replacement car. Later Megan and I walked along the Downs. Superb views and a Red Kite cruising east at Devils Dyke but otherwise just a single Corn Bunting seen. Five Swifts over the house in the evening.
|Megan at Devil's Dyke trig point|
|Red Kite heading east|
|Southlands Hospital, going going ...|
Tuesday 10th. 23 Black-headed Gulls flew east as I was cycling home past Southwick Beach. Just two Swifts over the house in the evening.
Monday 9th. Three Swifts over the house in the evening.