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  • Pete Crooks
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    Heysham North Harbour Wall
    1 2nd CY Shag diving near the yellow buoys
    2 Sandwich Tern
    1 Grey Seal

    Knowlys Road, Heysham
    790 large gulls (mainly 2nd CY Herring Gull) feeding on the mussel beds on the falling tide
    27 Eider

    Eric Morecambe Pools (from Crag Road)
    1 Spotted Redshank – on The Flood
    3 Mediterranean Gull – 2 adults & 1 2nd CY on Allen Pool
    47 Avocet
    111 Black-tailed Godwit
    2 male Pochard – Barrow Scout Fields
    4 Little Grebe – Barrow Scout Fields

    Gait Barrows
    3 Duke of Burgundy – in the usual taped-off area at SD484774

    Pete C

    Pete Marsh
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    Bits in the earlier stages of the dropping tide including flock of 12 Arctic Tern towering over the harbour heading NE and a dark morph Arctic Skua similarly but high over HeySham Head…..along with two frustratingly distant auks which looked like Puffin but obviously not claiming such. Dead after 0650 as everything had presumably been flushed out of the bay by the dropping tide and nothing obvious inbound

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