May 2017

Saturday 27th May Paul M 2 common scoter, 2 avocet, drake tufted duck, good numbers of damselfly around pond, 3 four-spot chaser.

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Terrapin – Car Park Pond – Paul M

Friday  19th May – Simon – 6 common tern, 6 arctic tern, 1 arctic skua, 11 common scoter, 2 sanderling, 9 knot, 1 short-eared owl.

Monday 15th May –Paul M – 21 turnstone, 9 sanderling, 30+ house martin, 3 whimbrel, 1 common tern.

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Distant Sanderling – Paul M

Sunday 14th May Paul M9 kittiwake drifted East on the falling tide.

Saturday 13th May – Paul M  – Wheatear, 4 avocet, 3 barnacle geese, 2 knot, 2 sanderling, common tern, 2 cuckoo. A common redstart was present for a few days in a local garden but not seen today.

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Barnacle goose – Peter M

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Reed Bunting – Paul M

Friday 12th May – Paul M – 6 house martin, 2 swift, 13 black tailed godwit, common sandpiper, 3 whimbrel, 13 singing reed warbler, 9 singing sedge warbler, 2 yellow wagtail.

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Sedge Warbler – Paul M

Wednesday 10th May – Paul M – 3 whimbrel, 11 turnstone, greenshank.

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Turnstone – Paul M

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Turnstone – Paul M

Sunday 7th May – Paul M – 16+ swift, 20+ swallow, 1 house martin, 2 wheatear, yellow wagtail.

Friday 5th May – Simon – 1 wheatear, 1 garden warbler, 2 lesser whitethroat, 3 fieldfare, 1 short-eared owl, 1 tree sparrow, 2 avocet, 10 whimbrel

Monday 1st May – Simon126 arctic tern, 30 common tern, 11 black tern, 1 little tern, 2 pintail, 8 whimbrel, 9 bar-tailed godwit, 2 avocet, 1 greenshank, 2 common sandpiper, 1 knot, 1 common scoter, 5 wheatear, 4 yellow wagtail, 1 cuckoo, 1 common seal

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Meadow Pipit – Paul M

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