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  • Jean Roberts
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    Pine Lake
    75 Lesser Black-backed Gulls plus Common and BH Gulls, Coot, Tufted, Mallard etc
    No RN Duck so onto….

    South Lakes Leisure Park pool
    Male Scaup
    25 Mallard, 2 Coot, 2 Great Crested Grebes and 2 Tufted Duck
    No RN Duck so on to ……

    Birchwood Fishery pool
    8prs Mallard plus a spare male
    4 Coot
    3prs Tufted Duck plus a spare male
    1pr Mute Swan plus 2 imms
    1pr Gadwall
    1 male Goosander
    2 Black-headed Gulls
    but no RN Duck
    45 Redwing in the surrounding trees
    35 Curlew over

    Last chance saloon – Clearwater Fishery pool
    Unfortunately not a clear view fishery but peering through gaps in the hedge I managed to see a gang of 44 mostly male Tufted Ducks. 2 Goldeneye, 2 male Goosander and a Mute Swan.
    Very easy to miss a RN Duck on Clearwater.

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