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Heversham and Halforth

Posted by Oz 
Oz
Heversham and Halforth
October 03, 2017 03:55PM
A remarkable 22 Ruff at Halforth today with 200 Lapwing on the sand banks at Halforth.
Also 17 now at Moss Side Farm flood. An increase from 13.
A grand total of 39 Ruff in the area!

I met an Arnside birdwatcher at Sandside last Saturday. Peering through our scopes towards Foulshaw Marsh there was a flock of over 20 birds in the distance.It was difficult to work them out but he reckoned they looked like Ruff, to which I replied,' Yes they do,but you wouldn't get that many Ruff in a flock round here'.
Famous last words!

Also on Moss Side Flood-
2 Whooper Swan-the first here this Autumn
86 Wigeon
248 Teal
1 Shoveller
1 Little Egret
2 Curlew
2 Lapwing
3 Barn Swallow flew over.

2 Skeins of Pink Foot flew over at Halforth[70 and 40]

Mark



Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 04/10/2017 06:12AM by Oz.
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