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Sun 4 April 2021

An influx of Teal with 48 counted, having been <20 throughout March & early April.

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Saturday 3 April 2021

9 Mandarins, 5 Gadwall, 23 Teal, 24 Tufteds, 3 Goldeneye, c10 Common Buzzards, 3 Sparrowhawks, 1 Goshawk, ad male Peregrine, 5 Oystercatchers, 4 LRPlovers, 1 Common Snipe, 13 Chiffchaffs, 2 Willow Warblers, 3 Blackcaps, 2 Siskins, 2 Lesser Redpolls.

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Friday 2 April 2021

A single Whooper Swan flew NE at 0923, 19 Teal, 12 Tufteds, 3 Goldeneye, a juv fem Peregrine, 5 Oystercatchers, 4 Lapwings, 4 LRPlovers, 122 Common Gulls NE, 165 Sand Martins, 15 Swallows, 1 House Martin, 11 Chiffchaffs, 1 Willow … Continue reading

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Thurs 1 April 2021

56 Whooper Swans flew NW at 0930, 10 Mandarins, 4 Gadwall, 10 Teal, 11 Tufteds, 4 Goldeneye, 4 Goosander, 9 Buzzards, 4 Oystercatchers, 4 LRPlovers, 3 Curlew NW, 4 Common Snipe, c100 Sand Martins, c30 Swallows, 1 House Martin, 16 … Continue reading

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Wed 31 March 2021

10 Mandarins, 4 Gadwall, 11 Teal, drake Shoveler, 23 Tufteds, 4 Goldeneye, 2 Sparrowhawks, 4 Oystercatchers, 2 Lapwings, 2 LRPlovers, 11 Common Snipe, 17 Curlews roosted, a few Swallows, Sand Martins & Blackcaps with 2/3 FOY Willow Warblers and the … Continue reading

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Tues 30 March 2021

1455 to 1815 – 7 Mandarins, 2 Gadwall, 16 Teal, 19 Tufteds, 4 Goldeneye, 5 Common Buzzards, a Red Kite NE 1650-55, 4 Oystercatchers, 4 Lapwings, 3 LRPlovers, 2 Common Gulls, 11 Chiffchaffs & 2 Lesser Redpolls. Also a Noctule … Continue reading

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Mon 29 March 2021

Welcome back! A fairly typical year so far with 112 species recorded to date and a few highlights; Brent Goose, Iceland Gull, Firecrest, Black-necked Grebe, Kittiwake, two March Ospreys, 73 Whooper Swans, a February LRPlover etc. Today 6 Mandarins, 4 … Continue reading

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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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