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  • Kevin D
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      About a dozen Fieldfare in roadside trees near Hawthornthwaite, south of Abbeystead
      2 Sand Martin prospecting for nest sites in a bank on Cam Brook, south of Abbeystead
      1 Golden Plover heard, Holdron Moss.
      2 Male Wheatear. 1 E slopes of Ward’s Stone, 1 where the shooting track from Ward’s Stone crosses Grizedale Brook.

      stephen wallis
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        Green Woodpecker, Rowton Brook Farm woods.
        Jubilee Tower area, Lapwings, Snipe, Golden Plover, Curlew, Redshank, Skylark quite a few (great view of pair on molehills)
        Wheatear 2, Meadow Pipits and Pied wagtails (Abbeystead Lane area).
        Buzzard 5 circling Procter Moss Road.
        LBB Gulls good number present, some in field others circling towards Hawthornthwaite fell Top area.
        Raven (Caw House area), Jackdaws numerous, Carrion crow numerous.

        Kevin D
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          Forgot to mention a few butterflies here and there on the fell tops yesterday too. 2 Peacock and 2 Small Tortoiseshell.
          As Stephen noted, nice to see the waders back on territory, including a few Oystercatchers south of Abbeystead
          Large numbers of LBB gulls on Hawthornthwaite Fell Top – in the hundreds, maybe half as many on the top of Brennand Great Hill

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