|male Bearded Tit, one of my all time favourite birds|
|very adept at playing hide-and-seek in the reeds|
|no black in the tail is apparent but the black on the mantle suggests this is a juvenile. If so the yellow bill makes it a male|
|Richard's Pipit on Horse-eye Level, not at its est against the light|
|Rough-legged Buzzard at Jevington|
|a dark mantled third-winter that we never saw any more on, although did probably see later|
|another of the adult although from the views we had a hybrid could not be ruled out|
|adult Yellow-legged Gull, the legs were yellower than appears the case in this image|
|Barnacle Geese in the Cuckmere|
Monday 8 December. Herring Gulls A5HH (red on white) and A4AH (black on white) at the University. Neither were new.
Sunday 7 December. Megan and I walked around Beeding Brooks with 80 Fieldfares, 30 Redwings and 10+ Blackbirds being the only birds of note. We called in at Cuckoo's Corner as the light was going and after looking on the riverbank and fields to the south saw the Tundra Bean Goose on the riverbank to the north.
|testing the new camera on a Starling in the garden|
|Beeding Brooks, unfortunately there was nothing at the foot of the rainbow by the time we got there|
|Tundra Bean Goose on the Adur. 60x in poor light with the new SX60 camera|