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garry sharples
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    Great you got to do this Alan as I was running about a bit trying to count East and West of the peninsula in case you couldn’t do the WEBS…you got more Godwits than me on the Lades side….they seemed very flighty…. Lots of waders in fields Today.

    On the Middleton Sands side for the WEBS…(plus some more Jan survey stuff ‘highlights’)

    380 Oystercatcher
    550 Bar Tailed Godwit
    31 Black Tailed Godwit
    2120 Dunlin
    720 Knot
    8 Turnstone
    277 Grey Plover
    7 Snipe
    94 Redshank
    332 Lapwing
    248 Curlew
    470 Wigeon
    6 Mallard
    33 Shelduck
    2 Little Egret
    9 LBBG
    4 GBBG
    2 Herring Gull
    17 B H Gulls
    1 Cormorant
    1 Moorhen

    In addition…155 Golden Plover, 210 Curlew, 350 Lapwing in fields to rear of Potts Corner

    Other stuff
    23 Twite
    36 Fieldfare
    8 Redwing
    1 Tree Sparrow
    8 Long Tailed Tit
    1 Rock Pipit
    3 Meadow Pipit
    1 Reed Bunting
    1 Grey Wagtail
    Male Sparrowhawk

    Several Hundred PF Geese in fields East of Heysham Moss whilst driving past.