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Saturday Various

Posted by Dan Haywood 
Saturday Various
October 17, 2020 07:53PM
Snatchems 0745

Whooper Swan 14 NNE
redpoll sp 1 E

Sunderland Point N1, dry, overcast

ZERO VIS MIG detected but some day movements of geese (mostly NE) and a few tidally related movements of Skylarks and corvids.

Redwing 45
Blackbird 32
Twite 17
Meadow Pipit 14
Chaffinch 12
Song Thrush 12
Skylark 5
Fieldfare 1
Mistle Thrush 1
Grey Wagtail 1
Goldcrest 1
Common Chiffchaff 1
Jack Snipe 1

Linnet 10
Greenfinch 10
Tree Sparrow 5

Little Owl 1

Kestrel 1-2

Middleton Sands roost not counted assiduously (too busy with my head in the bushes finding nowt) but Knot seemed to be about 7500 mark.

Plenty (20+ of each) of recently-released captive-bred Grey and Red-legged Partridges.

Salt Ayre

Mistle Thrush 13 feeding on former tip

Heysham Bypass

1 otter carcass-- would suit experienced taxidermist.

Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 17/10/2020 08:00PM by Dan Haywood.
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