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Mon 28 December 2020

A skein of Pink-footed Geese were heard over Brackenfield early afternoon but couldn’t be seen, 5 Mandarins, 15 Gadwall, 11 Tufteds, 1 Goldeneye, 27 Goosander roosted, 4 Common Scoter (3 drakes) is an unusual winter record – probably only the … Continue reading

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Sun 27 December 2020

Pinkfoot still with 173 Greylags, 44 Canada Geese with a Canada/Barnacle hybrid, 32 Mandarins, 21 Gadwall, 146 Teal, drake Pochard, 2 Goldeneye (one drake), 8 Goosander, 3 Common Buzzards, 2 Sparrowhawks, ad Peregrine, just 22 Lapwings, 1stW Caspian Gull in … Continue reading

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Sat 26 December 2020

Single Pinkfoot with the Greylags, 48 Mandarins, 30 Gadwall, fem Wigeon, 15 Tufteds, drake Pochard, drake Tufted/Pochard hybrid, 3 Goldeneye (one drake), 24 Goosander roosted (7 drakes), 1 Peregrine, 1 Kestrel, 1 Sparrowhawk, 4+ Common Buzzards, 44 Lapwings, in the … Continue reading

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Fri 25 December 2020

84 Greylags with a single Pinkfoot still, 93 Canada Geese with a Canada/Greylag hybrid, c20 Mandarins, 12 Gadwall, 12 Tufteds, 6 Goldeneye (3 drakes), 17 Goosanders roosted, a covey of 10 Grey Partridges, a Sparrowhawk, ad ‘Viking Gull’ in the … Continue reading

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Thurs 24 December 2020

A few highlights today; 6 White-fronted Geese flew W at 1155, 42 Canada Geese, 28 Mandarins, 4 Gadwall, 3 Goldeneye, 18 Goosander, 5 Little Grebes, male Goshawk, ad male Peregrine, c200 Lapwings, gull roost success at last with a 1stW … Continue reading

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Wed 23 December 2020

13 Mandarins, 20 Gadwall, 12 Tufteds, 4 Goldeneye, 34 Goosander, 5 Little Grebes, single Raven. Atrocious weather again.

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Tues 22 December 2020

A single Pinkfoot with the Greylags plus a skein of c130 east mid-morning, 6 Gadwall, 9 Tufteds, 4 Goldeneye (one drake), 30 Goosanders (9 drakes) in the roost, 6 Little Grebes, 4+ Common Buzzards, male Sparrowhawk, a covey of 7 … Continue reading

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Monday 21 December 2020

A brief visit in heavy rain this morning produced 17 Gadwall, 3 Goldeneye, 7 Goosander and a Sparrowhawk. No other reports as yet.

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Sun 20 December 2020

19 Canada Geese plus Canada/Greylag hybrid, 155 Greylag Geese, a single Pinkfoot with the Greylags plus a skein of just 26 west at 1050, 13 Gadwall, 143 Teal, 18 Tufteds, drake Pochard, 8 Goldeneye including three drakes, the most so … Continue reading

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Sat 19 December 2020

16 Gadwall, fem Wigeon, drake Pochard, 3 Goldeneye, 8 Goosander, juv Peregrine, 2 Hawfinches.

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