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Lists of birds from Notes on Sussex Ornithology

LISTS OF BIRDS FOUND BETWEEN SEAFORD BAY AND THE SOUTH DOWNS



[List 1] December 1st. List of birds, rare and otherwise,  procured in the winter of 1846-7. [Vol. II,  Pages 15 and 16]
[Page 15] 1. A Grey Phalarope—Blat.[chington] Pond, October 15th. 2. A Little Gull—Shingle Bank by Mill—October 16th. 3. A Purre[Dunlin]—Shingle Bank by Mill. 4. A Ring-Dotterel—Blatchington Salt. 5. A Kingfisher—Tide Mill Sluice. 6. A Scoter or Black Duck—Shingle opposite Mill. 7. A Burgomaster Gull (young of the Great Black-backed Gull).  [Page 16] 8. A Kittiwake (doubtful, perhaps Black-headed Gull) —both under Seaford Cliff. 9. A Water-Rail—Mr. Farncomb's ditches. 10. A Mew—Black-headed Gull. 11. A Jack Snipe—The Pells (unfit for stuffing). 12. A Moor-hen—ditto (unfit for stuffing). 13. A Snow-Bunting—Barrack ground and salts. 14. A Rock-Pipit—Eddy by Newhaven Harbour. 15. A Purple Sandpiper—Newhaven Harbour. 16. A Cornish Crow-Chough1.-Saddle-back—Blatchmgton Road,  back of Mr. King’s. 17. Razor-bill—picked up on the beach…