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      Saturday 9th March 2pm

      100+woodpigeon gathered feeding on hill behind frog pond(with trig point). I have quite often seen large numbers of wood pigeon here but this was probs the most dense flock I’ve seen.

      Freemans pond:
      Dozen+ black headed gulls
      10 small waders on and around the island, looked like redshank
      Pair of mallard
      In trees by pond gate: 1m goldcrest, 2 long tailed tits, 1 goldfinch, 1 great tit. On ground: 1m dunnock, 2 Robin, 2 M 1f blackbirds,

      Frog pond:
      7 curlew feeding in field
      C 20 Canada geese
      2 greylag geese
      Several oystercatchers
      C 20 wigeon
      C3 adult mute swans (2 more in field opposite)
      2 crows

      Joshh
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        91 Woodpigeon in the field this afternoon.

        Freemans Pools
        Goldeneye- 9
        Little Grebe- 1
        Goldcrest- 2
        Oystercatcher- 2

        Frog Pond
        Wigeon- 13

        Wildfowlers Pools
        Snipe- 10
        Shelduck- 3
        Tufted Duck- 7
        Goldeneye- 1
        Little Grebe- 2
        Gadwall- 2
        Teal- 8

        The Flood
        Gadwall- 16
        Teal- 82
        Black-tailed Godwit- 6

        New Quay Road
        Goldeneye- 6 (additional to the 10 at Aldcliffe)
        Mistle Thrush- 1

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