Also, hte Lapwing and Redshank were at the front of the Ferry early on, and the Gadwall family of seven ducklings were on the Long Pool. (AH)
Itchenor/West Itchenor: Around the pond were 5 Blackcaps, 3 Chiffchaffs, 2 Treecreepers, a Yellowhammer, a Great Spotted Woodpecker, a Swallow, 2 Mallards with 2 ducklings and yes - the first blackberry of the autumn!
At the Harbour Master's Office I found 6 active House Martin nests, compared to 8 this time last year and 9 in 2015.... all are using artificial nests.(SR)
Monday, 19th June: Another sweltering hot summer's day, though with just a hint more breeze than yesterday.....
There was still no sign of either the Elegant or Roseate Terns by 1645hrs.....(RBA)
Three immature male Eiders were off the eastern edge of the town (Park Lane) this evening. (SH)