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  • Alan Smith
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    Post count: 40

    490 Curlew
    4,500 Oystercatcher
    2,300 Dunlin
    280 Wigeon
    248 Shelduck
    82 Turnstone
    180 Grey Plover (possibly more intermingled with Knot)
    1,200 Bar-tailed-Godwit
    800 Black-tailed Godwit (No crossover from the east side of both species see what WeBS count reveals, a large flock of Bar-tailed-Godwit on the east side, hopefully will reveal for WeBS count.
    6,200 Knot, A very difficult count with Godwits intermingling, only when all in flight could I distinguish.
    9 Little egret
    270 Redshank
    Other
    80 Fieldfare with 7 Redwing, Mr J Deere not yet been and flailed all the winter berries out of existence.
    The wader bird count will also be forwarded to Wader Quest who are doing an international count called Wader Conservation World Watch

    garry sharples
    Participant
    Post count: 18

    Nice count Alan. Great to be able to use the hide Today in the wind. I’ll forward Todays count to wader quest also…
    See you at the point soon…
    SEO was seen at Middleton Sands yesterday but didn’t connect with it Today.
    Cheers
    Garry

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