Winter Birds

Canada Geese in flight

          ‘Winter’s not gone yet, if the wild geese fly that way.     (King Lear, 2.4.48)

Wild Geese

Just a few miles along the road from here is the Wildfowl and Wetland Trust reserve at Arundel, on the banks of the river Arun. Here there are winter bird visitors in abundance. It’s well worth a visit if you are anywhere near -so much interest in a small compass, all enjoying these rich waterside habitats. A few miles upstream on the same river Arun, on the other side of the downs, is the RSPB reserve at Pulborough Brooks where there are more ducks, geese and other water birds. No, the winter’s not gone yet because the geese are still here! Continue reading “Winter Birds”