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To see news for the week ending     March 12th.    March 19th


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A barnacle goose was on the meadow at Titchfield Haven on 23rd.


A long-tailed duck was in the north of Langstone Harbour on 21st and there were 2 on 22nd.


On 21st there were around 150 black-headed gulls in fields at Castleman's Lane HI and 50 Mediterranean gulls at the oyster beds.


A yellow-legged gull was on the Guildhall steps in Portsmouth on 21st.


The four glossy ibises were on the floods at Posbrook and Bridge St Titchfield on 22nd and 23rd.



A female march harrier flew over the Titchfield Bridge St floods on 22nd.





At least 20 sand martins were over the Posbrook floods on 21st and 22nd; and a house martin on 2nd.



Wheatears have been seen this week on Southmoor, Warblington and Thorney Island.


A walk on Thorney Island on 19th found chiffchaffs, redwings, greenshanks and single marsh harrier, Sandwich tern and water rail.










Butterflies & Moths 







A walk round Sinah Warren on 21st found three-cornered leek, common fumitory and pussy willow in flower.







Other Wildlife


Twenty five seals were counted on the mudflats around Thorney island on 19th and one was off the Sinah Warren Hotel on 21st.








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