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19 February 2017

4 Gadwall, 3 Tufted Ducks, 5 Goldeneye, 13 Goosander, 23 GCGrebes, 9 C. Buzzards, 589 Lapwings, 2 Oystercatchers, the first Curlew of the year, 9 Snipe, 2 Tawny Owls calling, 2 Peregrines, male Kestrel, 2 Ravens, 66 Linnets & 5 … Continue reading

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5 July 2016

2 Mute Swans, 96 Canada & 46 Greylag Geese, 1 Mandarin, 40 Tufted Ducks, 4 Little Egrets, single G.B.B, L.B.B. & B.H.Gulls, 6 Common Terns (including three chicks), 2 Oystercatchers and a young Tawny Owl calling. Two Ospreys showed in the afternoon, … Continue reading

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22 June 2016

A Little Egret on the west bank was joined by a second at 1045, only the third record this year. Also 102 Canada & 68 Greylag Geese (inc. two broods of young), Single GBB & BH Gulls and a pair of Common … Continue reading

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6 June 2016

An Osprey caught a fish and headed off NW at c1100 and a family group of Mandarins with five young were in Chapel Bay.

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11 May 2016

15 Arctic and a single Black Tern were present at first light but all had moved on by 0520. Further groups of four and eight Arctics went through later in the morning making a total of 27 by midday. Also … Continue reading

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7 May 2016

A Whinchat was in the car park area briefly, the first of the year (no.139). Also a single Yellow Wag and a Tree Pipit singing at Highoredish.

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20 April 2016

2 Mute Swans, Pink-footed Goose, 23 Teal, 6 Gadwall, Mandarin, 16 Tufteds, 1 Goldeneye, drake Goosander, 4 Oystercatchers, 2 Lapwings, Common Sand, 6 C.Buzzards, 3 Sparrowhawks, 2 Kestrels, Raven, Common Tern early morning, Green Woodpecker & on the west bank 10 Chiffchaffs, … Continue reading

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9 April 2016

For the second day running a Red Kite flew through, across the east bank and north at 1405-15. Also 2 Mute Swans, 7 Gadwall, c10 Teal, Goldeneye, 10+ C.Buzzards, 4 Oystercatchers, 2 C.Snipe, a Kingfisher, a Fieldfare heading NE, several Willow Warblers, two … Continue reading

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28 March 2016

Pink-footed Goose, 13 Gadwall, 6 Shoveler, 2 Mandarins, 10 Tufteds, drake Pochard, 4 Goldeneye, 1w drake Goosander, 4 Oystercatchers, 8 Curlews roosted, c15 Sand Martins, c5 Swallows, 2 House Martins (first of the year), 10 Fieldfares flew north, Blackcap (first for year) & an increase … Continue reading

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20 March 2016

2 Mute Swans, single Pink-footed Goose, 8 Gadwall, 12 Mandarins, 4 Goldeneye, a Goosander, 2 Pochard, 5 Oystercatchers, 3 Curlews, 10+ C.Buzzards, a Red Kite high NE-SW at 1135-40, 3 Sparrowhawks, 2 Kestrels, a Peregrine, a Raven and 2 Willow Tits. Later in the gull … Continue reading

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