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Thurs 7 January 2021

2 young Mute Swans, 39 Gadwall, 8 Wigeon, 15 Tufteds, fem Pochard, 2 Goldeneye, 29 Goosander roosted, a Great White Egret was in Chapel Bay late afternoon – leaving NE at 1505, 6+ Little Grebes, 62 Lapwings, another good gull … Continue reading

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Wed 6 January 2021

Pinkfoot with the Greylags, 6 Mandarins, 50 Gadwall, 7 Wigeon, 3 Goldeneye, 36 Goosanders roosted, 8 Grey Partridges, a decent roost with 1950 Herring Gulls but nothing outstanding.

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Tues 5 January 2021

3 Mandarins on Milltown Inlet with others heard behind the west bank at dusk, a new record (yet again) 56 Gadwall with seven in Chapel Bay and 49 on the water’s edge between the hides along with 3 Wigeon and … Continue reading

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Mon 4 January 2021

An ad Whooper Swan, a Brent Goose early morning left NE at around 0930 – first one for several years here, single Pinkfoot with the Greylags, 14 Mandarins, 48 Gadwall again, 5 Wigeon, 13 Tufteds, 5 Goldeneye (2 drakes), 30 … Continue reading

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Sun 03 January 2021

2 Mute Swans, 4 Mandarins, 48 Gadwall – another record count, 6 Wigeon, 16 Tufteds, drake Pochard, 2 Goldeneye, 8 Goosander, Water Rail, single Sparrowhawk, a Common Snipe on Carr Pond, 1stW Yellow-l-Gull in the roost.

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Sat 02 January 2021

c120 Pinkfeet flew W, 2 Mandarins, 47 Gadwall – again a site record, 8 Wigeon, 27 Tufteds, 2 Pochard, drake Tufted/Pochard hybrid, 3 Goldeneye, 5 Goosander, 8 Little Grebes, ad Peregrine, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Water Rail, c100 Lapwings, 3 Common … Continue reading

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Fri 01 January 2021

c 250 Pinkfeet flew W in two skeins, 14 Mandarins, 8 Wigeon, 45 Gadwall in one scan-a new record count, 9 Tufteds, drake Tufted/Pochard hybrid (same bird as Boxing Day), 3 Goldeneye, 12+ Goosander roosted, male Goshawk late afternoon disturbed … Continue reading

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Thursday 31 December 2020

32 Gadwall at least, 2 Wigeon, 26 Tufteds, 1 Goldeneye, 26 Goosander roosted, 1 Water Rail, ad fem Goshawk again, Sparrowhawk, 126 Lapwings plus 45 W, 4 Common Snipe, 1 Grey Wagtail, 3 Meadow Pipits, 1 Skylark over, 1 Lesser … Continue reading

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Wed 30 December 2020

136 Canada Geese plus Greylag hybrid, 8 Mandarins, 43 Gadwall-a record count here, 2 Wigeon, 20 Tufteds, 3 Goldeneye, 22 Goosander roosted, 6 Little Grebes, ad fem Goshawk appeared in spectacular fashion late afternoon flushing all the gulls off the … Continue reading

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Tues 29 December 2020

Pink-footed Goose with the Greylags again, 20 Gadwall, 99 Teal, fem Wigeon, 9 Tufteds, 3 Goldeneye, 5 Goosander 49 Fieldfares E, 17 Redwings (13 NW + 4 E).

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