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February 2018

Monday 5th February – Paul – Porpoise, 20 redwing, coal tit, 81 bar-tailed godwit, 19 turnstone, good veiws of spotted redshank, good views of a drake velvet scoter   from hide on the river before flying off East, perched merlin, marsh harrier, … 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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November 2017

Sunday 26th November – Paul – treecreeper and goldcrest near entrance to Fort Paull Friday 24th November – Simon – male merlin, 2 water rail, 17 sanderling, 7 knot, 478 bar-wit, 161 black-wit, 3 stonechat, 1 mistle thrush, 2 bullfinch … Continue reading

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October 2017

Monday 30th October -Paul – Flocks totaling 150+ redwing and fieldfare, 3 bullfinch, 1 brambling, 1 siskin, 4 rock pipit, 7 immature gannet west, 5 tree sparrow, 1 red admiral. Sunday 29th October – Simon – slavonian grebe west, 1 shoveler … Continue reading

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September 2017

Saturday 30th September – Paul & Pete – 5 siskin over, redpoll over, 20+ house martin, buzzard, marsh harrier, 120+ pink feet, 2 chiffchaff and a grey wagtail Monday 25th September – Paul – 7 ruff, 2 redpoll over, a total … Continue reading

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August 2017

Thursday 31 August – Simon – juv hobby east, 11 common scoter, 2 ruff, 2 greenshank, 2 tree pipit, 2 wheatear, hornet gimmick hoverfly Sunday 27th August –Paul – 2 lesser whitethroat, green sandpiper, ruff, 7 tree sparrow, kingfisher, greenshank, … Continue reading

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