Author Archives: Peter Martin

June 2018

REPAIRS TO FLOOD BANK – RESERVE CAR PARK CLOSED AND NO ACCESS TO FLOOD BANK FROM HORSE RIDING SCHOOL TO STEPS NEAR FARM – NO ACCESS TO HIDE FROM PAULL END OF STRAYS – EXPECTED TO BE CLOSED UNTIL AT … Continue reading

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May 2018

Wednesday 30th May – Large numbers of house martin, 7 common tern, 18 Arctic tern, sanderling, and a late wheatear. Tuesday 29th May – Marsh harrier, 14 common tern, lesser whitethroat, 5 teal, 9 turnstone, yellow wagtail. Saturday 26th May – … Continue reading

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April 2018

Monday 30th April – Wheatear, good views of a peregrine, distant marsh harrier, 6 common scoter drifted east, porpoise again and a late fieldfare in the paddock. Sunday 29th April – Wheatear, a small passage of common and Arctic terns, … Continue reading

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March 2018

Friday 30th March – Paul – 2 little grebe, 5 brent geese east, little egret, tree sparrow, avocet. Thursday 29th March – Simon – little grebe car park pond, spotted redshank, woodcock, water rail, barn owl. 2 porpoise and common … Continue reading

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February 2018

Saturday 24th February – Drake goldeneye on river, 2 stonechat, 3 common buzzard. Saturday 17th February – Stonechat, 30 pink feet geese, water rail, 2 redwing, 6 fieldfare. Saturday 10th February – good views of hunting peregrine. Monday 5th February … Continue reading

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January 2018

Sunday 28th January – Paul – 2 common buzzard, marsh harrier, coal tit. Monday 22nd January – Paul – Distant merlin again, spotted redshank still present. Saturday 20th January – Pete, Paul & Simon – A distant merlin, 60 common … Continue reading

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December 2017

Sunday 31st December – marsh harrier over river, 22 turnstone, otherwise a quiet end to 2017! Sunday 17th December – 3 marsh harrier, 1 peregrine Friday 15th December – Simon – water rail feeding along bridal path next to Fort, … Continue reading

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