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RE: ELTON RESERVOIR


It's been really quiet over the last few days, so nothing much to report.

Highlights include the ususal:

Gadwall
Lapwing
Oystercatcher
Sedge warbler
Blackcap
Willow warbler
Chiffchaff
Whitethroat
Swift
Sand martin
Swallow
Common tern
Pheasant

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Highlights this morning:

Kittiwake (adult) popped in and showed well, though distant and stayed quite a while (at least by an hour later), and spent some hanging out. Well spotted Simon (and there was me at that moment concentrating scanning the back of the res whilst it was flying about.... no)

Anyway, other notables include...

Common tern (forgot to add this yesterday too)
Gadwall
Ringed plover x3
Lapwing
Swallow
Swift
Sand martin
Willow warbler
Whitethroat
Lesser Whitethroat
Sedge warbler
Pheasant

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07.15am - 11.00am. Mixed cloud, light breeze, 04c - 11c.

1 Kestrel.
2 Ringed Plover.
2 Common Tern.
1 Common Sandpiper.
2 Oystercatcher.
1 Raven.
1 Kingfisher.
22 Lapwing.
2 Pheasant. (M).
3 House Martin.
300+ Sand Martin.
70+ Swift.
20+ Swallow.
5 Sedge Warbler.
6 Whitethroat.
1 Lesser Whitethroat.
2 Willow Warbler.
2 Goldcrest.(Displaying/mating).
3 Blackcap. (M).
9 Bullfinch. (4F,5M).
6 Goldfinch.
11 Chaffinch.
9 Greenfinch.
3 Reed Bunting.
1 Grey Wagtail.
5 Chiffchaff.
7 Long Tit.
4 Collared Dove.
6 Song thrush.
2 Great Crested Grebe.
4 Tufted Duck.
5 Pied Wagtail.
1 Grey Heron.
2 Mute Swan.

Thanks Derek.


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Highlights this morning with my 2 spare hours....

Gadwall x5
Water rail (a short full view)
Oystercatcher
Lapwing
Common sandpiper x2
Swallow
Swift
Sand martin
House martin
Pheasant
Yellow wagtail x1
Willow warbler
Sedge warbler
Lesser Whitethroat
Whitethroat

Ta!

-- Edited by Richard Thew on Wednesday 12th of May 2021 09:41:46 AM

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Highlights for me this a.m. included 1 Redshank, 2 Ringed Plover and a Common Sandpiper.
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08.30am - 11.30am . Mixed cloud, breezy, showers. 06c -11c.

51 Species Including:

2 Reed Warbler.
1 Great Spotted Woodpecker.
1 Common Sandpiper.
2 Oystercatcher.
1 Ringed Plover.
1 White Wagtail.
1 Nuthatch.
5 Whitethroat.
3 Sedge Warbler.
300+ Swift.
200+ Sand martin.
20+ Swallow.
1 Grey Wagtail.
1 Pheasant.
3 Blackcap.
1 Bullfinch.
7 Reed Bunting.
6 Chiffchaff.
6 Song Thrush.
3 Collared Dove.
2 Great Crested Grebe.
1 Grey Heron.
4 Mute Swan.

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The little gull showed well for around 15-20 mins when I was there before departing High and westl

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1st summer Little Gull present this evening before departing NW
3 Common Terns present am
100+ Swift
2 Ringed plover

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Highlights this morning:

Gadwall
Goosander
Whitethroat
Lesser Whitethroat x2
Sedge warbler
Chiffchaff
Willow warbler
Swallow
Swift
House martin
Sand martin
Lapwing
Oystercatcher
Ringed plover x1
Common sandpiper x2
Jay

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Sightings from this morning

2 Greenshank which departed NE
Common Tern Briefly
Shelduck west
Reed Warbler dip
14 Ringed Plover (12 flew west)
6 Dunlin (4 Flew west with ringed plover)
Oystercatcher
2 Yellow wagtail north
6 Sedge Warbler
10 Whitethroat
400+ Swift
3 Gadwall

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Todays sightings between the regulars over several visits produced,

60+ Dunlin through
20+ Ringed Plovers
2 Common Sandpiper
1 Arctic Tern early afternoon only
1 Common Tern through
6+ Yellow Wagtails around the area, continues a really good spring for this species.
Photo of yesterdays migrant Cuckoo

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Also this a.m. another rare bird for here, a Green Woodpecker was seen by Steven and myself flying across the Creek.
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An exciting morning before work......biggrinbiggrin

Highlights include:

Cuckoo breifly between Wader point and Che Creek, originally found by S. Watford

Yellow wagtail (×1m and a posing x1f) along the wall side
Gadwall x5
Lapwing
Oystercatcher
Ringed plover x9
Common sandpiper xc5, (mobile)
Pheasant
Swallow
Swift
House martin
Sand martin
Stock dove
Willow warbler
Sedge warbler
Whitethroat
Lesser Whitethroat singing
Blackcap
Chiffchaff heard
Reed warbler heard only

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Last night 15 Dunlin and 14 Ringed plover were near the sailing club

On Tuesday evening 24 Ringed plover and 12 Dunlin were present

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08.15am - 12.15pm. Mixed cloud, breezy, 02c- 08c.

56 Species Including:

3 Ringed Plover.
1 Yellow Wagtail.
1 Common Sandpiper.
7 Oystercatcher. (3 at boathouse shoreline, 4 flew over landed at wader point).
2 Cormorant.
5 House Martin.
350+ Sand Martin.
150+ Swift.
20+ Swallow.
1 Skylark.
26 Lapwing.
2 Pheasant.(1F,1M).
6 Whitethroat.
1 Lesser Whitethroat.
2 Linnet.
4 Sedge Warbler.
2 Blackcap. (M).
3 Long Tailed Tit.
6 Reed Bunting.
6 Pied Wagtail.
5 Chiffchaff.
2 Willow Warber.
11 Greenfinch.
10 Chaffinch.
1 Bullfinch.(M).
30+ Goldfinch.
80+ Jackdaw.
120+ Wood Pigeon. (80+ in one field coney green end).
4 Song Thrush.
80+ Starling.
7 Lesser Black Backed Gull.
40+ Black Headed Gull. (Lowest count for years).
5 Great Crested Grebe.
6 Tufted Duck.
2 Grey Heron.
7 Mute Swan.

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Highlights this morning include:

Gadwall x3
Common sandpiper x5+
Dunlin x2
Ringed plover x11 (8 were on wader point)
Oystercatcher x2 or 3
Lapwing
Pheasant
Swallow
Swift
House martin
Sand martin
Willow warbler
Blackcap
Whitethroat
Lesser Whitethroat (along the canal)
Sedge warbler

Oh, and yesterday I forgot to add Skylark

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I counted an incredible 23 Ringed Plover this a.m. also a Yellow Wagtail flew past the pumphouse and a probable Arctic Tern flew through. A Water Rail was spotted by Paul along the canal.
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A nice enjoyable couple of hours....

Highlights include:

Gadwall x5 (4 drakes)
Pheasant
Oystercatcher x2
Dunlin x1
Ringed plover x1+
Common sandpiper x6
Swallow
Sand martin
House martin
Swifts (love watching them zip past along the wall)

Willow warbler
Blackcap
Sedge warbler
Whitethroat

Ta!

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There was a single Arctic Tern from 6.20am which was soon joined by a second bird, both ended up on Within's reservoir as per Simon J and Paul W.

Waders included 14 Common Sandpiper (9 on Within's which flew off high), upto 11 Ringed Plover and 5 Dunlin present. Also a single White Wagtail.

Yesterday evening another Whimbrel dropped in for 15 mins then flew NW at 8pm. Yesterday a total of at least 21 Dunlin were recorded.

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A difficult morning due to the sideways rain!

Highlights include:

Lapwing
Common sandpiper
Dunlin
Ringed plover
Artic tern (but only saw one)
Willow warbler
Sedge warbler
Whitethroat
Blackcap
Swallow
Swift
Sand martin

Ta!

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Unfortunately, missed the Whinchat, despite a lot of searching. However, 2 Common terns and a Hobby partially made up for it. Nearly came a cropper when a Swallow flew in between Tom and I, near the pumphouse, followed by a Sparrowhawk. A very closed call, for both the Swallow and my face!

Other highlights included 2x Wheatear, Whimbrel, c15 Dunlin (most flew off in a flock), Yellow Wagtail, 4x Common Sandpipers, 2 Linnets and at least 10 House Martins.

 

 



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Highlight for me this a.m. was a Whinchat briefly on fencing across field in front of Old Hall Farm.
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08.30am - 12.15pm. Mixed cloud, showers, moderate breeze. 04c - 11c.

53 Species Including:

1 Sparrowhawk.
1 Kestrel.
1 Kingfisher.
1 Dipper. (Irwell).
1 Common Sandpiper.
2 Oystercatcher.
1 Skylark.
250+ Sand Martin.
100+ Swift.
30+ Swallow.
15 Whitethroat. (Largest count for me).
5 Sedge Warbler. (2 Creek,2 Wader point, 1 Marsh).
4 Willow Warbler.
5 Chiffchaff.
2 Reed Bunting. (M).
6 Greenfinch.
3 Bullfinch (1F,2M).
8 Chaffinch.
2 Blackcap.(M).
6 Long Tailed Tit.
33 Blackbird.
1 Jay.
50+ Starling.
7 Pied Wagtail.
4 Lesser Black Backed Gull.
60+ Black Headed Gull.
3 Herring Gull.
2 Great Crested Grebe.
2 Gadwall.(Irwell, Ist time seen on river).
5 Mute Swan.

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This a.m. 1 Common Sandpiper and male and female Wheatear still in field next to Withins.
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Highlights this a.m. 1 Common Sandpiper at the res. Yellow Wagtail in capstics field with Wheatear in the next field. Reed Warbler seen and heard in the dip reedbed.
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Forgot to say, I was scoping over towards the creek, and there were shedloads more Sand Martins with some Swallows on the sand/mud. Not sure how many but seemingly a lot coming and going.

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Early pm visit on way back from Lowercroft.

Not been in ages, and I must say from what I saw it doesn?t look half the place it used to be, literally, so I can understand the concerns of the regular Elton birders.

Of note...
- 1 White Wagtail near pump station
- 4 Pied Wagtail
- 3 Little Ringed Plover
- c250-300 Sand Martin
- c30-40 Swallow
- c75-100 Swift (numbers increased whilst there)
- 1 Raven
- Blackcap
- Chiffchaff
- Whitethroat
- Willow Warbler
- 3 Lesser Black-backed Gull (2 ad/1 3CY)
- 1 3CY Herring Gull


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Singing male Lesser Whitethroat around the pony field adjacent to the canal between Elton Reservoir and Radcliffe

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Highlights this morning (for a short visit)

Gadwall x5
Lapwing
Pheasant
Blackcap
Whitethroat
Sedge warbler
Grasshopper warbler (heard and possibly seen at a glance)
House martin
Sand martin
Swift
Swallow
Wheatear x2

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Also today
House Martin 2
Raven 2 on pylon
Lesser redpoll several flying over calling and one singing from treetops around Iris pond

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8.30am - 11.00am. Mixed cloud, Windy. 03c - 08c. 1 Kestrel. 1 Lesser Whitethroat. 3 Wheatear. (F). 350+ Sand Martin. 40+ Swallow. 50+ Swift. 5 Whitethroat. 6 Willow Warbler. 2 Oystercatcher. 3 Mistle Thrush. 4 Song Thrush. 16 Lapwing. 1 Skylark. 2 Blackcap. (M). 2 Reed Bunting. 6 Chiffchaff. 4 Long Tailed Tit. 1 Grasshopper Warbler. 100+ Starling. 2 Pheasant. (M). 130+ Wood Pigeon. 1 Common Sandpiper. 2 Great Crested Grebe. 120+ Black Headed Gull. 4 Lesser Black Backed Gull. 2 Goosander. (F). 1 Grey Wagtail. 2 Grey Heron. 7 Mute Swan. Thanks Derek.

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Late post as I had limited time this morning and managed to get out again this afternoon for the Cackling goose at Lowercroft whilst spending a few extra minutes here at Elton along the way.

Highlights include:

Gadwall
Common sandpiper
Lapwing
Oystercatcher
Swift
Swallow
Sand martin
Wheatear
Skylark
Meadow pipit
Chiffchaff
Willow warbler
Blackcap
Sedge warbler
Grasshopper warbler (heard only)
Whitethroat
Lesser Whitethroat (near the mound in a field along the canal)
Linnet
Pheasant
Buzzard
And a very breif view of a Hobby over my head at the sailing club with a starling mobbing it.

Ta!

-- Edited by Richard Thew on Wednesday 28th of April 2021 05:45:45 PM

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Highlights this a.m. 2 male Yellow Wagtails and a Common Sandpiper at the res. and a Wheatear near Withins.
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08.30am - 10.45am. Clear, light breeze. 02c - 09c. Just a quick visit. 1 Kestrel. 3 Raven. 2 Wheatear. (1F, 1M). 120+ Sand Martin. 12 Swallow. 2 Swift. 2 Skylark. 2 Oystercatcher. 13 Blackcap.(5F,8M). 5 Whitethroat. 5 Bullfinch. (2F,3M). 3 Reed Bunting. 9 Chaffinch. 5 Chiffchaff. 6 Willow Warbler. 1 Coal Tit. 7 Collared Dove. 5 Song Thrush. 80+ Starling. 3 Great Crested Grebe. 1 Gadwall. 2 Grey Heron. 2 Grey Wagtail. 4 Mute Swan. Thanks Derek.

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Quite a morning, with one very exciting bird seen.

Highlights include:

Gadwall
Goosander x3m
Common sandpiper
Oystercatcher
Lapwing
Wheatear x2
Willow warbler
Blackcap
Cettis warbler (Below the hut along the wall side of res)
Whitethroat (several with one showing well)
Sedge warbler x3 seen singing but not showing well
Lesser Whitethroat and Grasshopper warbler heard distantly
Swift (several)
Sand martin
Swallow
Linnet
Lesser redpoll
Pheasant .
Raven x2

The best bird wasl.... (wait for it.....)

An Iberian yellow wagtail. (Note the pictures: this male has a white throat, ruling out the Blue headed wagtail) He was in front of the sailing club but mobile, until he got spooked by a Pied wagtail (not it's fault) and vanished after.

Ta!

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Continental type Yellow Wagtail at elton this a.m. near pumphouse then in front of sailing club. Hopefully photographs taken by Richard, Paul and Simon can determine which race.
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Greenshank and 4 Wheatear seen with Cetti’s warbler heard only



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In addition this a.m. a Lesser Whitethroat was singing and seen well by bridge 19 on the canal. Cheers Ian

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Only had enough time for a couple of hours this morning,

Highlights include:

Lapwing
Oystercatcher
Dunlin x1 at wader point
Sand martin
Swallow
Swift x1 showed well, (Simon spotted at first) and showed a broken feather in the wing

Skylark
Wheatear x2+
Pheasant
Linnet
Blackcap
Cettis warbler
Willow warbler
Whitethroat
Sedge warbler heard singing, (didn't have time to look for it properly)
A possible White wagtail (very distant view, but appeared to retain the features of the "alba" race from what I could see)

Ta!

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08.15am - 11.00am. Clear,light breeze. 04c-12c.

51 Species Including:

1 Grasshopper Warbler.
2 Fieldfare.
2 Wheatear.(F).
1 White Wagtail.
5 Whitethroat.
7 Willow Warbler.
1 Cetti's Warbler.
1 Little Ringed Plover.
3 Skylark.
1 Great Spotted Woodpecker.
1 Kestrel.
2 Oystercatcher.
70+ Sand Martin.
4 Swallow.
120+ Starling. (100+ In one flock in field old hall farm).
26 Lapwing.
1 Pheasant (M).
4 Lesser Black Backed Gull.
1 Blackcap. (M).
3 Bulfinch. (1F, 2M).
3 Reed Bunting.
5 Chiffchaff.
5 Collared Dove.
5 Song Thrush.
3 Great Crested Grebe.
15 Tufted Duck.
1 Gadwall.
2 Grey Heron.
5 Pied Wagtail.
1 Jay.
5 Mute Swan.

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Only a half circuit this morning.

Highlights include:

Gadwall
Pheasant
Lapwing
Willow warbler
Whitethroat
Blackcap
Meadow pipit
Wheatear x2
Fieldfare x2 (surprisingly still around)
Skylark
Sand martin
Swallow
Linnet (Ian spotted first) x1 along the wall of res.
Jay
And the biggest highlight was....... (drum roll)

Yellow wagtail! A stunning male, but didn't stay long as the male Pied wagtail chased him off. He stayed long enough to get a record shot of him though!

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A nice morning, highlights include:

Water rail (breifly)
Lapwing
Oystercatcher
Common sandpiper x3
Little ringed plover x4
Ringed plover x1m, I originally saw hi first in front of Sailing club, but he didn't stay long and few of in the direction of wader point calling.

White wagtail x2 at wader point
Willow warbler
Chiffchaff
Whitethroat x2 (one at wader point, the other along the canal)
Cettis warbler
Meadow pipit (calling over)
Skylark showed well in horse field
Wheatear x4
Fieldfare x1 seen
Sand martin
Swallow

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08.30am - 11.15am. Mixed Cloud, Windy. 02c - 09c.

53 Species Including:

6 Little Ringed Plover.
2 Linnet.
1 Whitethroat.
5 Wheatear.
1 Common Buzzard.
1 Kestrel.
1 Raven.
2 Skylark.
1 Cetti's Warbler.
4 House Martin.
23 Swallow.
400+ Sand Martin.
5 Meadow Pipit.
7 Lesser Black Backed Gull.
2 Herring Gull. (1 stunning juvenile).
2 Oystercatcher.
8 Chiffchaff.
10 Willow Warbler.
1 Blackcap.(F).
1 Coal Tit.
2 Bullfinch. (1F,1M).
13 Chaffinch.
2 Reed Bunting.
1 Grey Wagtail.
7 Pied Wagtail.
3 Jay.
3 Collared Dove.
50+ Starling. (1 Flock in Old hall farm field).
1 Pheasant. (M).
8 Great Crested Grebe.
17 Tufted Duck.
2 Gadwall.
3 Goosander.
1 Grey Heron.
5 Mute Swan.

Thanks Derek.

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I could only manage a shortened visit this morning.

Highlights include:

Gadwall x2
Goosander x3
Lapwing
Oystercatcher
Common sandpiper x4
Little ringed plover
Water rail
Meadow pipit
Wheatear (i saw at least x4, myself, three of which were in the horse field, but flew to the field next to it to join some others that were reorted)

Fieldfare (x3 stunning plumaged individuals were viewable)
House martin
Sand martin
Swallow
Cettis warbler
Chiffchaff
Willow warbler

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07.45am-10.45am. Clear.still. 01c-11c.

52 Species including:

2 Grasshopper Warbler.
3 Little Ringed Plover.
2 White Wagtail.
1 Wheatear.
1 Skylark.
2 Snipe. (flew over marsh).
2 House Martin. (Spenmoor).
23 Sand Martin.
2 Swallow.
3 Oystercatcher.
4 Meadow Pipit.
1 Cetti's Warbler.

1 Common Sandpiper.
22 Lapwing.
7 Blackcap. (3F,4M).
5 Bullfinch. (2F,3m).
2 Reed Bunting.
7 Willow Warbler.
2 Chiffchaff.
3 Grey Wagtail.
6 Pied Wagtail.
3 Pheasant(1F,2m).
1 Mistle Thrush.
5 Song Thrush.
32 Starling.
2 Jay.
3 Great Crested Grebe.
15 Tufted Duck.
1 Goosander. (F).
5 Mute Swan.

Thanks Derek.

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Highlights this morning include:(54 species)

Teal x2
Gadwall x6
Goosander x1f
Lapwing
Oystercatcher
Common sandpiper x1
Little ringed plover
Snipe x2
Chiffchaff
Willow warbler
Blackcap
Grasshopper warbler
Cettis warbler
Swallow
Sand martin
House martin
Pheasant
Meadow pipit
Wheatear x1m in horse field by withins
White wagtail x1m (chased off by a male pied)
Linnet

Ta!

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Highlight from a walk around Elton Reservoir this morning.
1 Grasshopper warbler (record shot attached).
Sedge Warbler heard Only.
3 Teal.
3 Gadwall.
Raven Over.
2 Water Rail heard only.

Cheers Steven

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Highlights this morning include:

Teal x2
Gadwall x2
Lapwing
Snipe x2
Little ringed plover
Pheasant
Chiffchaff
Willow warbler
Blackcap
Cettis warbler near Bennies
Swallow
Sand martin
Meadow pipit
Skylark
Fieldfare in horse field near Withins
Jay

Ta!

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08.45am - 12.45 pm. Light cloud, still. 02c - 09c.

57 Species Including:


1 Cetti's Warbler.
2 Little Ringed Plover.
2 Treecreeper.
1 White Wagtail.
2 Raven (Flew over East).
1 Common Buzzard.
1 Sparrowhawk.
1 Kestrel.
1 Skylark.
2 Oystercatcher.
1 Great Spotted Woodpecker.
2 Fieldfare.(Feeding in field).
14 Lapwing.
11 Sand Martin.
4 Swallow.
13 Chiffchaff. (10 seen, +3 heard).
7 Willow Warbler.
1 Goldcrest.
1 Coal Tit.
5 Long Tailed Tit.
3 Blackcap. (1F, 2M).
6 Bullfinch. (2F, 4M).
5 Reed Bunting. (1F, 4M).
12 Chaffinch.
9 Greenfinch.
16 Goldfinch.
2 Pheasant. (1F, 1M).
2 Grey Wagtail.
7 Pied Wagtail.
1 Mistle Thrush.
6 Song Thrush.
6 Collared Dove.
2 Jay.
3 Great Crested Grebe.
150+ Black Headed Gull.
11 Tufted Duck.
2 Goosander. (Irwell).
2 Mute Swan.

Thanks Derek.



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