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  • Pete Crooks
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      Eric Morecambe Pools (from Crag Road)
      6 Spoonbill – 2 adults roosting on Eric Morecambe Pool South, then 4 1st summer flew in from the Keer Estuary to join them. (All 6 later flew off back in the direction of the Keer Estuary due to management work going on around the pools)
      1 Great White Egret
      1 juvenile Ruff
      14 Greenshank
      5 female / juvenile Pochard
      1 Kingfisher
      9 Red Deer stag – Barrow Scout

      Leighton Moss
      2 Osprey – perched in dead tree at Island Mere at 9.30 am (‘scoped from Skytower), but gone by 9.45 am when I checked from the lay-by at Island Mere

      Red Nab (incoming tide)
      2 Mediterranean Gull – 1 adult, 1 juvenile
      1 Harbour Porpoise – distant, off outfalls / wooden pier

      Ocean Edge (late incoming tide)
      33 Sandwich Tern
      3 Grey Plover

      Heysham Wooden Pier (high tide)
      75 Cormorant – including 1 with a left leg red darvic ring, but too distant to read code
      35 Turnstone

      Pete C

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