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17 January 2020

15 Canada Geese plus Canada/Greylag hybrid, 5 Shoveler, 5 Pochard, 5 Goldeneye, single Goosander, 17 Grey Herons, 5+ Little Grebes, Sparrowhawk & 2 Willow Tits.

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Thurs 16 January 2020

The highlight today was a ringtail Hen Harrier that flew low across the reservoir at 0958 before continuing south. Only the ninth here and the second winter record with two in spring and the remaining five in autumn all between … Continue reading

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Wed 15 January 2020

The 1stW Iceland Gull was in the roost again tonight, seen intermittently since 4 Jan, this bird has probably been present most nights but coverage of the roost isn’t what it used to be. Also 13 Greylags, drake Shoveler, 21 … Continue reading

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Tues 14 January 2020

1stW drake Shoveler, 7 Pochard, 5 Goldeneye, 5 Goosander, 2 Ravens, Willow Tit, Grey Wagtail.

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Mon 13 January 2020

34 Pinkfeet flew SE at 0945, drake Gadwall, 41 Teal, 2 Shoveler, 11 Pochard, 4 Goldeneye, 13 Goosander, 16 Grey Herons, 5 GCGrebes, Water Rail, c180 Lapwings. A Dipper flew south down the reservoir across the front of the Member’s … Continue reading

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Sun 12 January 2020

3 Mandarins, 4 Shoveler, 34 Tufteds, 6 Goldeneye, 38 Goosander roosted, 90 Lapwings, just 6 Common Gulls, 1stw Yellow-legged Gull, 1stw Iceland Gull again, Tawny Owl and one Raven.

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Sat 11 January 2020

40 Canada Geese plus the hybrid, 4 Greylags, drake Gadwall, 6 Shoveler, 3 Goldeneye, 3 Goosander, Water Rail, 4 Common Buzzards, c90 Lapwings, nothing of note in the gull roost in poor conditions though an interesting looking leucistic 1stW Black-headed … Continue reading

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Fri 10 January 2020

2 Wigeon, 13 Gadwall, 23 Teal, 11 Mallard, 5 Shoveler, 7 Pochard, 34 Tufteds, 5 Goldeneye, 12 Grey Herons, 9 Little Grebes, 1 Water Rail, 43 Coots, 125 Lapwings, 386 Black-headed Gulls mid-morning, 1 Raven, 2 Willow Tits included one … Continue reading

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Thurs 9 January 2020

1 Shoveler, 3 Gadwall, 6 Pochard, 6 Goldeneye, 2 Goosander, 7 Grey Herons, 11 Little Grebes, 105 Lapwings, a Raven, 3 Willow Tits.

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Wed 8 January 220

A first-winter Iceland Gull in the roost was considered to be last Saturday’s bird (4th Jan). Also 4 Pochard, 5 Goldeneye and 8 Goosander this morning.

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