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  • Pete Crooks
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      Glasson Dock (from Bowling Green – mid afternoon, rising tide)
      1 adult Black Tern – commuting between the estuary and Glasson Basin
      18 Common Tern (17 adults, 1 juvenile)
      15 Mediterranean Gull (11 adults, 3 2nd winter, 1 juvenile)
      5 Avocet – north of Conder Creek mouth
      10 Black-tailed Godwit
      20 Dunlin
      2 female Goosander

      Bank Houses – Plover Scar (late afternoon, high tide)
      130 Ringed Plover
      10 Golden Plover
      2 Whimbrel
      3 adult Mediterranean Gull – 1 flew south past Plover Scar, with at least 2 among a large, distant group of Black-headed Gulls roosting on the sea north of Lighthouse Cottage at high tide

      Bodie Hill, Glasson Dock – No Golden Plovers roosting at the north end of Glasson Marsh over the late afternoon neap high tide.

      Pete C

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