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Happy New Year! A summary of my 2018...

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I hope everyone had a lovely Christmas! It's been a while since I last posted on here, but now that I've got some spare time, as its the holidays, I thought I'd write a summary of this year. 2018 has been a quieter year for me although a few events such as The People's Walk for Wildlife really stand out.


January

January started off well with a visit to Pulborough Brooks, where I managed to see 32 species on the 1st including a lifer of Whooper Swan and Barnacle Goose. I finally got round to joining Sussex Ornithological Society and attended their annual conference and after 3 attempts saw my first Hawfinch during the invasion we had of them. I also was pleased to have 3 photos of mine shortlisted in the young bird photographer of the year.


February 

I was lucky enough to write an article for the brilliant New Nature magazine on one of my favourite nature reserves, Pagham Harbour.


Also I went to Cuckmere Haven and had a good day of birding, seeing a Peregrine Falcon and g…