Purple Heron at Southease

A Purple Heron at Southease late this morning, found by Steven Munday.

Apparently it was last watched heading North and appeared to drop down on the Beddingham side of the Ouse at Rodmell.

Also an Osprey at Michelham Priory today.

Thanks to Jacob Everitt for both reports.


Osprey over Firle and Glynde

An Osprey low over the A27 at Firle, heading towards Glynde, at 6.20pm this evening (via Firle Birds).

Late Osprey

A latish Osprey reported in the lower Cuckmere on Friday (23rd), by Mike Unwin (via SOS).

Today in Firle, both Swallow and Fieldfare near the Church.

Osprey over Lewes, Purple Sands at Newhaven

Yesterday, 3 Purple Sandpipers on the eastern arm at Newhaven Harbour (Roger Barnett) and an Osprey west over Malling Lewes on Saturday (Neil Merchant, both per SOS site).

Osprey & Black Tern at Arlington

At 13.30 an Osprey circled over Arlington Reservoir and then moved off southeast. Also 2 Black Terns and 1 Common Tern (Paul Stevens, per SOS sightings).