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  • Pete Crooks
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    Red Nab (9.10 – 10.45 am on rising tide)
    28 Mediterranean Gull (18 adults, 10 juveniles) – with many heading off SE towards Potts Corner with the incoming tide.
    420 Curlew
    1 Whimbrel
    1 colour-ringed Oystercatcher – green darvic & white code on left leg, but too distant to read
    1 Rock Pipit
    1 Grey Seal offshore

    Heysham Nature Park – Butterflies included 7 Red Admiral, 2 Comma, 8 Gatekeeper, 6 Meadow Brown, 2 Common Blue and 1 Small Skipper

    Pete C

    Pete Crooks
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    A check of the CR Birding website suggests that the cr Oystercatcher may be Norwegian as they use a green ring with a white alpha / numeric code, beginning with a T. One to look out for Malcolm!

    Pete C

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