on a glorious day spring has sprung proper with 4 chiffchaffs at culver and another 6 at foreland where there were 7 little egrets on the shore. a blackcap near love lane was presumably an overwinterer. at bembridge harbour c.320 brent pitched down at high tide and with them was this
not the best looking brant i've seen but good enough. also with the flock was a 1w pale-bellied
at the end of the day the 2 short-eared owls showed well, both coming over the sea wall to the brading side. 7 little egrets out on the marsh.