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  • Pete Crooks
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      Pine Lake – Few wildfowl, especially diving duck
      18 Wigeon
      2 male Gadwall
      7 Tufted Duck
      1 female Goldeneye
      1 female Goosander
      1 Great Crested Grebe
      and just 8 Coot!

      Eric Morecambe Pools (from Crag Road viewpoint)
      2 Great White Egret
      1 female Marsh Harrier
      1 Sparrowhawk
      175 Pink-footed Geese – on drumlins south of Barrow Scout Fields
      2 male Pochard – Barrow Scout Fields
      9 male Red Deer – Barrow Scout Fields

      Leighton Moss (Lilian’s Pool – from the Skytower)
      1 female Ring-necked Duck
      24 Pochard (22 males, 2 females)
      17 Tufted Duck
      12 Goldeneye (8 females, 4 males)
      2 Marsh Harrier
      1 Bittern (heard booming)

      Fell End Nature Reserve
      1 male Green-winged Teal
      140 Common Teal
      5 Little Grebe

      Sunday afternoon:
      Lune Estuary
      1 female Marsh Harrier – flew north high over Conder Creek at 4.35 pm – briefly flushing the huge Black-tailed Godwit flock roosting by the mouth of Conder Creek

      Pete C

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