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  • Joshh
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    Morning spent between Galgate and Cockersands via Conder Green, Glasson and Thurnham.

    Galgate Marina
    3 Goosander (2 Drakes)
    Lancaster Canal- Glasson Branch 09:00-10:30
    2 Goosander (1 Drake)
    12 Mute Swan (including 4AXN)
    2 Mistle Thrush
    2 Song Thrush
    8 Redwing
    1 Tree Sparrow (near the Mill at Conder Green)
    1 Grey Wagtail
    Glasson Marina 10:30-11:00
    8 Tufted Duck
    1 Great Crested Grebe
    Bodie Hill
    110 Linnet in trees
    Cockerham Abbey area 11:00-11:45
    3 Snow Bunting
    10 Shelduck
    2 Skylark
    120 Lapwing
    500 Golden Plover
    70 Curlew
    1 Kestrel
    Moss Lane 11:55-12:40
    65 Whooper Swan
    5 Mute Swan
    600 Starling
    8 Fieldfare
    6 Tree Sparrow
    2 Greenfinch
    20 Red-legged Partridge (very likely recently released)
    Flooded Field off Moss Lane (around SD454546)
    20 Teal
    150 Lapwing
    2 Oystercatcher
    40 Curlew
    1 Grey Heron
    1 Raven
    Conder Pool 12:55-13:20
    1 Long-tailed Duck
    1 Goosander (drake)
    70 Teal
    4 Little Grebe
    1 Song Thrush

    Dan Haywood
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    Biggest Linnet flock of the winter (so far) there, Josh.

    A good haul generally. Have you got a grid ref for the Whooper Swan herd?

    Joshh
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    I can’t seem to edit my original post to add that info but the Whoopers were around SD454541.

    Dan Haywood
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    That’s great. Thanks.

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