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April 2018

Monday 16th April – Whimbrel, drake shoveller again, Arctic tern, marsh harrier and a willow warbler. Sunday 15th April – 8 little gulls east, redpoll, drake shoveller, whimbrel, 4 avocet. Peacock and 3 small tortoiseshell on the wing. Saturday 14th … 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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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 –┬áslavonian grebe west, 1 shoveler … Continue reading

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