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  • Dan Haywood
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      Wildfowlers Pools N (A4N):

      Lapwing 9 including one sitting
      White Wagtail 3
      Shoveler 3
      Snipe 3

      Wildfowlers Pools S (A4S):

      Swallow 40
      Sand Martin 55
      House Martin 2 (my first of the year)

      Lesser Redpoll 6 (dropped out of the sky into the tallest ash)
      Pied Wagtail 6
      White Wagtail 5
      Reed Bunting 5
      Chiffchaff 3
      Willow Warbler 1
      Blackcap 1

      The Flood (A14):

      Meadow Pipit 35
      Redshank 31
      Black-tailed Godwit 22
      Little Ringed Plover 7 (5 m)
      Pied Wagtail 6
      White Wagtail 4
      Green Sandpiper 2

      Freeman’s Pools (A3)

      After weeks of double and triple figure counts of Black-headed Gulls here with lots of breeding behaviour (calls, nest material, mating)… there were NONE today.

      Goldeneye 10

      Steve Graham
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        Really strange about the BHG there were goods numbers only yesterday on Freemans?!

        I wonder if some predator had managed to get onto the island and spooked them all.


        Barrie Cooper
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          Or a dog owner unleashed their dogs to have a “play in the water” as seen on Frog Pond this morning.

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