Haslemere Natural History Society

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Solar Boat West Itchenor: Bird Watching (Chichester Harbour Conservancy)

Date: 12 February 2022
Field Meeting

At mid-day, in glorious sunshine, 30 members boarded the Solar Boat for a two hour trip.  The boat moved silently towards Thorney Island and up the Thorney Channel, passing Cobnor Point on the return journey.
Species seen: Brent Goose, Common Gull, TurnstoneDunlinCurlewLittle Egret, Shelduck, Grey Plover, Common Ringed Plover and Cormorant.
The highlight species: Red-breasted Merganser in small flocks and also a group of 20 or 30 taking flight.

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