1 For the latest news and advice during winter, visit the Black Pill Wildlife Centre. 2 Find a comfortable spot, set up your telescope and wait. If your timing is correct, enjoy some two hours of rising tide gently pushing birds closer towards the shore. Gulls will dominate the scene with Mediterranean Gulls (above) common here. Ross’s, Ivory, Bonaparte’s Laughing, Franklin’s, Yellowlegged, Iceland, Kumlien’s and Glaucous Gulls have all been recorded here, too. 3 Now enjoy the wader flocks – at least 28 species have been recorded, with Oystercatcher, Curlew and Dunlin the most numerous, while Grey Plover, Ringed Plover, Bar-tailed Godwit, Knot and Redshank are regular here, too. 4Dispense with the telescope and head inland through Clyne Gardens with its woodland birds – both Lesser Spotted Woodpecker and Willow Tit have been recorded in the past.
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