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A scaup continues to appear in Fareham Creek feeding near pontoons south from green beyond end of Birdwood Drive.


A long-tailed duck  was off the Hayling Oyster Beds on 5th.  On 6th a first winter male was off Portchester Castle and presumably it was the same bird that was seen on 8th.



There were 14 eiders in two groups off Hill Head on 3rd.




Two red-legged partridges were north of Portsdown Hill Rd east of Skew Lane on 6th.


A great northern diver was off Portchester Castle at low tide on 8th and 2 were present of the coastal path west of the castle on 8th.





A spoonbill was on the stream at Farlington Marshes at midday on 4th.


Cattle egrets continue to be seen at Warblington.




A Slavonian grebe was north of the lifeboat station in Langstone Harbour and 9 black-necked grebe off the oyster beds.


Seven red kites were seen approaching their winter roost north of East Meon on  5th.


The highest count of purple sandpipers so far this week is 14.


Two Sandwich terne were in Portsmouth Harbour on 8th.




A little owl was in its usual hole in the wall at Fort Cumberland on 5th.



A kingfisher flew from sailing club jetty at Portchester Castle on 5th and landed on boat wreck on mud c 200m north


There were 2 ravens at Fort Cumberland on 5th.




Two jays were seen at Milton Common/Easter Road  on 02/02/2020,

On 6th there were 44 yellowhammers and 6 reed buntings at Pigeon House Farm Widley.




Butterflies  & Moths












Summer snoflake is flowering in Mill Lane Langstone.















Other Wildlife


At least 4 hares were on the fields of Park Farm East Meon on 5th.



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