|The view from the house, with the beach just beyond the nature reserve|
Bug Mad Girl had her eagle eyes on as usual and my pockets were soon full of treasures to be taken home and admired later (out of the cold wind). She also found a dead crab "with a big nose", but I refused to put that one in my pocket!
|Female masked crab|
We saw lots of gorse and a couple of cows with big horns, but everything else seemed to be hiding away from the wind.
|From the beach, looking back towards our house|
|The view to Chichester Harbour|
|Lots of treasure for our first walk on the beach|
|A mermaid's purse - small-spotted catshark egg case|
|Common whelk eggs and a piece of sponge|
|From left to right (sort of): Common otter shell, mussel, cockle, dog whelk, |
2 common whelks, razor shell, queen scallop
|A selection of pretty stones|