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Dan Haywood
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    *Recreational Disturbance Event:

    Time and Date: 1630 21/3/22

    Site: Conder Green

    Form of disturbance: single dog walker with one dog

    Birds seen to be disturbed / description of disturbance: 60 Wigeon, 4 Avocets, 4 Shelduck, 10+ Redshank, 2+ Oystercatchers forced to take flight when dog walker (having accessed saltmarsh from Glasson) reached edge of Conder creek at SD454561 Wigeon were displaced c800m. The dog was off-lead but not out of control– indicating that mere presence at such sensitive spots (well away from public rights of way) is enough to create problems.