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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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