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A black brant was to the east of the building at Farlington Marshes with Brent flock. on 23rd.  (M Gillingham)


Three barnacle geese were seen from the Meadow Hide at Titchfield Haven on 23rd.  (AD Tindale)


A white-fronted goose was in a field nr info hut with 'white' Canada goose vat Farlington Marshes (Ian Calderwood.)


A velvet scoter was viewed in Langstone Harbour from the Hayling oysterbeds on 26th.  (A Butler)


Other ducks in the harbour included 3 goldeneye, 13 red-breasted mergansers and 60 pintails roosting on the Farlington reserve.


There were 4 scaup a few hundred metres out in front of the Meon Shore chalets at Hill Head on 23rd.  A red-throated diver was also in the area before it flew east. (S Copsey)  On 25th 7 eider and a guillemot were seen.





Male & female goosanders were on the west side of Thorney Deeps on 24th.  (D Senior)



A male marsh harrier was seen from the Meadow Hide at Titchfield Haven on 23rd and over the scrape on 25th.  There was also a male at Thorney Island on 26th,


 A noisy green sandpiper flew south following the Lymbourne Stream in Havant on 23rd. (R Hollins)


Thirteen snipe and 33 avocets were on the lake at Farlington Marshes on 26th.  (R Skinner)


An avocet was off Farlington Marshes on 23rd. (Ros Norton)


A guillemot  was in the Langstone Harbour Entrance and a kittiwake in the Portsmouth Harbour entrance on 25th.  (T Doran)



A water rail was at the back of the lake/edge of the reedbed at Farlington on 26th. (R Skinner)


Up to 5 short-eared owls  have been on Farlington Marshes and one was over meadows by the Titchfield canal path.  Two were on Thorney Island on 24th and one on 26th. (D Senior)


A tawny owl was in a split tree west of the top end of the Titchfield Haven Canal Path on 25th.  (D Houghton)



Another single swallow flew east at Hill Head on 23rd. (S Copsey)


Seven bearded tits were showing well from the viewing platform at Titchfield Haven on 23rd.  (S Copsey)

A black redstart was on the worksite of the new car park in the Alver Valley before it flew into estate. (C Lycett)

Three redwings flew over the hay field at Farlington Marshes on 23rd.  (R Skinner) 

On 25th there were 22 fieldfares in the Alver valley.  (C Lycett)

A Dartford warbler was in a hedge on the Titchfield Canal Path and 2 stonechats were on the reserve on 23rd.

Two chiffchaffs were near Peters Pond, north of the A27, at Farlington Marshes on 26th.  (S Chalmers)

At least 2 siskins were by the Bridge St car-park at Titchfield on 25th.  (A Robjohns)



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A grey seal swam past the Harbour entrance at Hill Head on 23rd. (S Copsey)








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