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Rooks are a year-round constant presence on and over Pulborough Brooks due to two rookeries in close proximty to the reserve. Occasionally in recent years a pair of rooks have built a nest on the reserve itself, but it has never come to anything, usually being abandoned before being finished. This year...
5 Mar 2012
Crossbills continue their chips
Although absolutely freezing today, generally the reserve has had a springlike feel at times over the last 2 weeks. Chaffinches, great tits, song thrushes, goldcrests and treecreepers, amongst others, have all been singing, and great spotted woodpeckers are drumming from the big oaks all over the site...
31 Jan 2012
Pink-feet and white-fronts.
Single pink-footed goose and 12 white-fronted geese have been present over the last couple of days - when they are not are Pulborough Brooks they are often to be found at Amberley wild brooks. The pink-foot is usually associating with greylags. Fabulous, busy, colourful flocks of wigeon are showing really...
17 Jan 2012
Harrier + white-fronts = excellent half an hour
Had a brief but interesting look from Nettley's hide this morning from about 07.30, the highlights being - 27 white-fronted geese which had roosted on the north brooks overnight and left at 07.40, heading south, a kestrel catching a vole right next to the hide, a hen harrier hunting near the riverbank...
25 Jan 2012
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