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  • jeffbutcher
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      This morning, about 09.15 we walked in the Blue Gate end of Leighton Moss. By the two bridges we could hear a sedge warbler singing in that end of the reed bed.
      Later we walked in from the other direction and, between the North Hide turn and the two bridges, there was a Cetti’s warbler singing. Two other Cetti’s heard along the Causeway.
      Bitterns booming sporadically.

      Jeff B

      Nick Godden
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        Early morning tree pipit, little ringed plover and green sandpiper heading north plus a few each of Linnet and redpoll and 40+meadow pipit. Pair of garganey seen briefly in flight only. Two bittern booming and two others seen in flight.

        John Webb
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          Causeway screen 5.20 – 6.45.
          5 little and 2 great white egrets out of roost at 6.05, 1 further great white at 6.30.
          (13/4/19 there was 1 great white at 6.04, and 18 little egrets between 6.13 and 6.25.)

          Steve Graham
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            My first trip to LM since December. An excellent day with 70+ species despite no hides and not all reserve covered.

            Highlights included my first Sedge & Reed Warbler of the year at Barrow Scout. Bitterns booming all day. Lots of Willow Warblers about and at least 7 Cetti’s singing. A Green Woodpecker was very vocal on the golf course mid afternoon. Few Swallows or Sand Martins about though.

            Myers Allotment produced male Brimstone, 3 Peacock and Small Tort in cool but sunny conditions, 11C.


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