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  • Nick Godden
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      Farleton
      Green woodpecker 3
      Stonechat 3
      Willow warbler 18 (16 singing males)
      Chiffchaff 7 singing males
      Ring ouzel male sd541801
      Linnet 11
      Yellowhammer 7 (4 singing males)

      Carnforth
      Sparrowhawk displaying over A6 sd490695

      Belated records

      1.4.23
      Lune 2 miles south of kirkby lonsdale – osprey heading north 9.35am
      Leck Beck
      Dipper 2 territories
      Grey wagtail 4 territories
      Redpoll 1
      Siskin 4 Inc singing male
      Mistle thrush 3

      Leck Fell
      Osprey flew north 11:45am
      Curlew 3
      Kestrel 2
      Stonechat 1

      Silverdale level crossing fields
      European White-fronted goose still there on 3.4.23

      Dan Haywood
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        On the opposite pavement (Hutton Roof Crags) on April 8th I had less luck than Nick but did note 18 Willow Warblers singing across the wooded northern edge of the site Five Goldcrests singing in hazels here also. Breeding interest in the bracken slopes at SD563784 was confined to a singing male Stonechat and a pair of Linnets. A male Kestrel was hunting near the trig point at SD556774. A Siskin was singing in potential habitat by the ‘RC gate’ at SD545783.

        A bit of northbound afternoon vis mig over the highest point included a male Crossbill.

        Seven Chiffchaffs were singing in Lancelot Clark Storth and a pair of Marsh Tits were carrying nesting material there c.SD545775. Another Marsh Tit was singing at Holme Park Quarry LNR where four Willow Warblers, three Chiffchaffs and three Blackcap were in song. In the quarry itself breeding interest included Stock Dove, Jackdaw, Oystercatcher and Raven.

        Species nesting in Burton-in-Kendal itself included Rook (5-6 active nests by the memorial hall), Starling, Collared Dove, House Sparrow, Blackbird and Greenfinch. Five Lesser Redpoll flew N over the high street.

        Dan Haywood
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          Forgot to log two pairs of Lapwing in maize stubble at Slyne SD 47843 66430, April 8th.

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