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Kent Estuary

Posted by Oz 
Oz
Kent Estuary
January 12, 2020 04:32PM
Marsh Harrier at Ulpha Meadows. Last seen flying towards Silverdale.

50 Pinkfeet heading south towards Arnside.

3 Stonechat. The High Foulshaw pair still overwintering and a female at Low Foulshaw.

229 Curlew; 168 off Ulpha Meadows and 61 off Mid Foulshaw

170 Shelduck most off Mid Foulshaw

A flock of 34 Pied Wagtail on the estuary near Crag Wood

1 Marsh Tit Crag Wood

Also High Foulshaw: 12 Oystercatcher, 4 Goldeneye, 4 Little Egret, 1 Buzzard, 1 Common Kestrel, 1 Sparrowhawk

There's a large flock of Woodpigeon at Marsh Farm Heversham. Last count; at least 125.

Mark



Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 12/01/2020 04:35PM by Oz.
Re: Kent Estuary
January 12, 2020 04:51PM
Saw the Pink foots flying over Arnside viaduct Mark.
Also 1000 Dunlin feeding at 3pm on the estuary opposite the AONB office near Arnside station
Oz
Re: Kent Estuary
January 12, 2020 06:27PM
Thanks John.
Wondered what happened to the Dunlin!

Mark
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