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Sun 22 September 2019

Yesterday’s Great White Egret came in from the south at 0930 then at 1100 two more came in from the south, all three birds circled before the two new arrivals continued NE leaving the original bird. Also 7+ Blackcaps.

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Sat 21 September 2019

A Great White Egret was on the north bank, the first record this year. Also the Garganey still, 15 Buzzards, 2 Common Gulls, 3 Ravens and a Whitethroat.

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Fri 20 September 2019

Not much to report today; a single Skylark over and 7 Snipe flushed off the West Bank by the work party.

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Thurs 19 September 2019

An adult Arctic Tern was present 1120-24 before departing ESE. Also a Goshawk and a Pochard.

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Wed 18 September 2019

Fem Garganey still present; this must be one of, if not the longest staying Garganey here. Historically records span the dates 20 Mar (1993) to 10 October (1981), usually ones & twos with a max of seven on 14 August … Continue reading

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Tues 17 September 2019

12 Teal, 8 Gadwall, a Pochard, a Little Egret, 10 Little Grebes, a Peregrine, c 200 Lapwings, ad Yellow-l-Gull, 2 Kingfishers, c 20 House Martins and 2 Stonechats on the west bank. Vis-mig  produced 42 Mipits SW, 38 House Martins … Continue reading

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Mon 16 September 2019

A Shoveler, 63 Tufteds, 1 Pochard, 22 GCGrebes included two broods of one & two young, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Hobby, 1 Willow Tit.

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Sun 15 September 2019

At the res a Shoveler, a Spotted Flycatcher in the car park with good numbers of Blackcaps, Chiffchaffs & Goldcrests; a mini-fall of sorts. At Highoredish 0645-0845 104 Swallows, 311 House Martins, 48 Mipits and 2 Grey Wagtails all flew … Continue reading

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Sat 14 September 2019

1 Shelduck, 1 Shoveler and the female Garganey still.

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Fri 13 September 2019

Only report I have is of 3 Shoveler.

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