Saturday, 22 February 2014

2 sibe chiffs at steyning
yesterday i was sat in traffic on the newhaven bridge, looking up at the stream of black-headed gulls heading out to roost when i spotted an adult little gull amongst them

so many auks being washed up. and in good condition too. normally you'd expect them to be oiled but these seem to just be starving. some bodies have clearly been bobbing along the sea a while tho and had most of their flesh picked off by gulls. thankfully no other species have been hit so hard. look out for a white chalky substance on the beach, it might be palm oil which is dangerous to dogs - colin had a lucky escape after he took some down.

Friday, 21 February 2014

have seen 6 dead puffins - 3 each at cuckmere and newhaven. this bird was in the best condition (the worst had no head and no feet)

Wednesday, 19 February 2014


Monday, 17 February 2014

beachcombing. some of the stuff you find makes you wonder how it ever got in the sea in the first place. it's also interesting to see how the composition of the flotsam and jetsam and animal life varies with each beach you visit

a proper record shot. what a beaut!