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  • Dan HaywoodDan 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

    AvatarSteve 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.

    Cheers
    Steve

    AvatarBarrie 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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