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8 Common Sandpiper this morning.
23 Little Egret roosting in the trees and 5 on the estuary.
1 Common Kingfisher on a post.
1 Little Grebe and 2 Tufted Duck in Dallam Park.
A female Sparrow hawk greeted me, sitting on the wall by the front door, as I left the house this morning.
4 Common Sandpiper, 3 on mouth of River Bela, the other in Dallam Park.
31 Little Egret. 10 0n the estuary, 19 in the trees, 2 near Halforth
Lesser Whitethroat near the sewage works.
It looks like Burnsbeck Moss CWT reserve is in your area.
There was a pair of Spotted Flycatcher right next to the lay-by car park. Only about a couple of hundred yards further north along the road there was another adult and yet another about 50 yards further on.
Sedge Warbler, Reed Bunting, Willow Warbler, Meadow Pipit and Lesser Redpoll were on the reserve.
7 Linnet along the road south a
4 passage Common Sandpiper at mouth of River Bela with 1 Dunlin.
6 Grey Heron
4 Little Egret
A Tawny Owl was calling from one of the trees at the end of the embankment.
1 Sedge Warbler singing and a pair of Linnet, by the sewage works.
Dallam Park- 7 Tufted Duck
1 Little Grebe
5 passage Common Sandpiper, mouth of River Bela, Milnthorpe.
2 Little Egret
3 Grey Heron
6 Common Swift in centre of Milnthorpe[ been here all Spring].
15 Tree Sparrow near Marsh Farm, Heversham Moss.
1 Common Whitethroat, 1 Sedge Warbler and 1 Reed Bunting nearby.
3 Common Sandpiper at mouth of River Bela, Milnthorpe, a regular stopping off place for this species.
6 Little Egret
6 Tufted Duck on the river at Dallam Park
Walking west from River Pool Bridge, Brigsteer.
Spotted Flycatcher near Toll Bar Cottage.
5 Common Whitethroat.
1 Sedge Warbler
3 Reed Bunting
3 Grey Heron
4 Common Buzzard
Park End Moss
1 Grey Heron
2 Little Grebe
2 Reed Warbler
1 Sedge Warbler
1 Reed Bunting
1 Tufted Duck
2 Common Buzzard
Pair of Mute Swan and cygnets.
Juvenile Tree Sparrow with a flock of Tree Sparrow and House Sparrow, Marsh Farm. Three Tree Sparrow regular in our garden all year.
Common Whitethroat feeding young nearby.
2 Sedge Warbler, Halforth. Another 3 in separate territories in the area.
4 Yellowhammer singing and flying around the eastern border of Holme Park Fell near Holme. Very active.
Carried on doing the circuit of Holme Park Fell.
12 Meadow Pipit
1 Green Woodpecker
3 pairs of Linnet
1 Garden Warbler, several Willow Warbler and 2 Chiffchaff
4 Common Swift and several House Martin
1 Mistle Thrush
2 Common Buzzard
The Lapwing adults and young were still in the field near River Pool Bridge, Brigsteer this morning.
Just further west I found a family of Stonechat[ 2 adults and 2 juveniles]. Two Common Redshank and Oystercatcher around here too.
Three Cuckoo were heard. One in the Lyth valley, another on Whitbarrow Scar and the other on Scout Scar.
Other birds recorded:
2 Tree Pipit
6 Common Whitethroat i
6 young Lapwing in a field near River Pool Bridge Brigsteer in the Lyth Valley
A Common Whitethroat in good voice, nearby and a further two further along the walk west..
So far a good year for local Garden Warbler with 2 near Brigsteer and a further 12 in their usual territories in other locations.
A large flock of 45 Common Swift were with scores of House Martin, Barn Swallow and Sandmartin at College Green Heversham.
32 Mute Swan between College Green farm and Halforth
37 Linnet at Heversham Moss.
Two Cuckoo seen together on the Swarther Plantation just north of Wyndhammere/Kitmere. One was perched on a tree and the other was swooping down trying to chase it away.
Another one was calling half-heartedly at nearby Burnsbeck Moss CWT reserve.
A pair of Stonechat was on the other side of the road from Swarther Plantation.
A Cuckoo and 2 Tree Pipit back on same territory as last year.
A flock of 50 Linnet on the wet field west of Cotes, Levens
3 Sedge Warbler nearby as well as 6 Lapwing, 1 Curlew, 4 Stock Dove, 2 Raven and a Buzzard.
3 Blackcap near Brigsteer.
Park End Moss - 1 Sedge Warbler, 2 Blackcap, Willow Warbler,2 Oystercatcher, 1 Wigeon, 6 Tufted Duck, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Little Egret,5 Canada Goose, 4
Sedge Warbler at Meathop Moss[ reported in book yesterday too].
2 Tree Pipit
Willow Warblers in full swing.
2 White Wagtail on Kent Estuary off Ulpha Meadows with 53 Pied Wagtail.
1 Barn Swallow
A fair few Linnet around.
7 Whooper Swan with 22 Mute Swan in field by College Green Farm.
1 Northern Wheatear Heversham Moss
A flock of 20 Linnet, Marsh Lane
80 Curlew on the estuary.
3 Barn Swallow
A solitary Fieldfare near Milnthorpe yesterday
Ringed Plover at mouth of River Bela.
Northern Wheatear Heversham Moss
1 Pinkfoot with 26 Greylag College Green
30 Mute Swan- 26 in a field by College Green Farm
Lapwing, Oystercatchers, Teal, Common Redshank on Moss Side Farm flood.
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