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11 October 2018

3 Mute Swans, 8 Wigeon, ad Yellow-l-Gull, juv/1stw Common Gull, 2 Chiffchaffs. Vis-mig totals; 473 Redwings, 83 Chaffinches, 2 Song Thrushes, 1 Fieldfare, 7 Bramblings, 17 Redpolls, 2 Grey Wags, 4 Siskins, 5 Crossbills WSW at 0905 and a late(ish) … Continue reading

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10 October 2018

At the reservoir 3 Mute Swans, a Mandarin, 21 Gadwall, 2 Wigeon, 9 Tufteds, 3 Little Grebes, 2 Chiffchaffs and a Rock Pipit. Vis-mig was varied though unspectacular with 82 Chaffinches, 39 Bramblings, 15 Siskins, 13 Redpolls, 21 Skylarks, 9 … Continue reading

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9 October 2018

5 Mute Swans, 4 Wigeon, 9 Gadwall, 9 Tufteds, 2 Little Grebes, 6 Buzzards, 2 Sparrowhawks, ad Yellow-l-Gull, 4 Chiffchaffs. Quiet vis-mig with 11 Pied Wags, 45 Redwings, 3 Fieldfares, 4 Skylarks, 18 Siskins, 4 Redpolls, 16 Chaffinches & 4 … Continue reading

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8 October 2018

8 Pochard and a Little Egret at the reservoir. Vis-mig counts included 1258 Redwings, 2 Fieldfares, 30 Skylarks, a single Crossbill and 33 Bramblings with a Rock Pipit south down the res at 0955 which may have landed.

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7 October 2018

12 Mandarins in Chapel and 4 Swallows through the only birds of note.

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6 October 2018

6 Whooper Swans flew NE at 1100 and a single Wigeon was present.

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5 October 2018

3 Mute Swans, 2 Wigeon, ad Yellow-l-Gull, 4 Chiffchaffs, a Brambling behind the car park. Light vis-mig included 5 Pied Wags, 1 Grey Wagtail, a few Mipits, 2 Swallows, 10 Skylarks and 5 Redwings -the first of the period.

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4 October 2018

3 Mute Swans, 68 Teal, 18 Gadwall, 1 Wigeon, 8 Tufteds, ad Yellow-l-Gull, a Raven, 4 Chiffchaffs. Vis-mig more like mis-vig* with 20 Stock Doves, c50 Wood Pigeons, 25 Goldfinches, 28 Linnets, 4 alba wags, 4 Starlings, 4 Siskins, 25 … Continue reading

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3 October 2018

3 Mute Swans, 38 Teal, 13 Gadwall, 1 Wigeon, 8 Tufteds, ad Yellow-l-Gull, 1 Chiffchaff & 1 Blackcap. Light vis-mig with 33 Meadow Pipits, 21 Chaffinches, 14 Siskins,22 Goldfinches, 11 ‘alba’ Wags, 7 Skylarks and 4 Swallows.

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2 October 2018

3 Mute Swans, 8 Tufteds, 2 Little Grebes, c100 BHGulls, 2 Common Gulls, 1stW Herring Gull, 2 Chiffchaffs, 1 Blackcap. Very quiet still.

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