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    LDBWS feeding station at Fairfield (A10W)

    0745, 6 degrees Celsius, showery, windy:

    Linnet 23
    Reed Bunting 9 (mostly males)
    Chaffinch 7
    Stock Dove 4
    Mallard 4
    Brambling 1

    Hearty thanks to AKMT for donating some more seed to this project.

    Elsewhere in the arable field (A10):

    Black-headed Gull 22
    Stock Dove- a further 8
    Wheatear 1
    Common Gull 1
    Mediterranean Gull 1
    Oystercatcher 1

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    A14:

    Teal 10
    Redshank 2
    White Wagtail 1
    Green Sandpiper 1

    Aldcliffe Marsh N*:

    Pink-footed Goose 14
    Shelduck 10
    Redshank 6 displaying
    Wheatear 2

    A4S (Wildfowlers Pools S):

    Teal 28
    Redshank 4 (including 2 displaying)

    A4N:

    Teal 25
    Gadwall 3
    Shoveler 2
    Snipe 2
    Wheatear 1

    A3:

    Lapwing- sadly only 3 pairs this year in the maize field- a steep decline in recent years. Anyone fancy forming a Lapwing nest protection group here?
    Oystercatcher 2 pairs
    Cetti’s Warbler one singing Darter Pool (A3E)

    A2:

    Black-headed Gull 87
    Goldeneye 6
    Gadwall 3
    Little Grebe 3

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    Dan Haywood
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    LDBWS feeding station at Fairfield

    0730, 2 degrees Celsius, light frost:

    Linnet 14
    Reed Bunting 8
    Stock Dove 8
    Chaffinch 6
    Mallard 4
    Goldfinch 2
    Brambling 1

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    Overhead: vis mig Siskins and my first Tree Pipit of the year northbound here.

    Dan Haywood
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    Evening addendum:

    Common Sandpiper feeding by Millennium Bridge.

    Barn Owl hunting Aldcliffe Marsh N.

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