|one of seven Wheatears seen around Cissbury Ring|
|Redstart at Cissbury|
Wednesday 22 August. I took Cookie up to Mill Hill and saw 2 Sparrowhawks, Buzzard, 8 Whitethroats, 3 Blackcaps, Willow Warbler and Jay. Later at low tide we visited the Adur with Megan seeing 41 Ringed Plover, 3 Dunlin, Whimbrel and Common Sandpiper.
Tuesday 21 August. A Peregrine was on Southwick Power Station as I cycled home.
Sunday 19 August. I took Cookie up to Mill Hill and saw Sparrowhawk, Buzzard, juvenile Peregrine, 4 Swallows and Chiffchaff. Later with Megan and Nessa we walked from Widewater to Lancing Beach and back. A Dunlin was the only bird of note.
|Lesser Black-backed Gull ands Swallows at Mill Hill|
|juvenile Peregrine eyeing up a Jackdaw above Mill Hill|
Saturday 18 August. I took Cookie up to Mill Hill and saw Sparrowhawk, 2 Buzzards, 80 Feral Rock Dove, 2 Swallows, 4 Whitethroats, Chiffchaff, Willow Warbler and 40 Linnets.
Wednesday 15 August. I took Cookie up to Mill Hill and during a blustery visit saw just 3 Buzzards, Kestrel and 2 Whitethroats.
Tuesday 14 August. I took Cookie up to Mill Hill and saw 17 Swallows, Lesser Whitethroat and 3 Whitethroats. Later on the Adur we saw 6 Ringed Plover, Dunlin, Common Sandpiper and juvenile Lesser Black-backed Gull.
|Adonis Blue on Mill Hill (thanks to Simon for correcting my ID)|
|a cold morning gave me a rare chance at photography|