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Middleton Sands WEBS

Posted by garry sharples1 
Middleton Sands WEBS
October 08, 2017 09:35PM
16 Little Egret
5750 Oystercatchers
1550 Dunlin
1410 Curlew
5950 Knot
465 Grey Plover
322 Bar Tailed Godwit
8 Cormorant
452 Lapwing
68 Redshank
7 Wigeon
117 Shelduck
5 Mallard

3 Reed Bunting
4 Skylarks
28 Meadow Pipits
Peregrine chasing off a Merlin !
Kestrel
Re: Middleton Sands WEBS
October 08, 2017 09:39PM
Nice count glad we come up with same number of knot as they are awkward in mixed species gangs :-) Some of the Barwits must have gone over to the fylde ....as they do
Re: Middleton Sands WEBS
October 10, 2017 11:45AM
Ha - just realised what you mean seeing your Sept count ! They mix with the dunlins / barwits and knot making it tricky but probably undercounted Grey Plover slightly if anything.
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