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  • Clay G
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      Good numbers of blue tit, great tit & robin
      Plenty of blackbirds, including a couple singing
      1 bullfinch singing near Wyresdale Road
      9 coal tits spotted/heard – the most I’ve had so far this year
      Dunnocks getting feisty/territorial with each other on Fenham Carr
      1 goldcrest singing on the Carr
      6+ nuthatches, including some singing
      15+ rooks in the rookery at the bottom of the Carr (I counted 26 here at sunset on 5/3)
      4 jays(!) chattering together in a tree nearby
      2 mallards on Fenham Carr reservoir. Previously I’ve only seen moorhens using this patch of dead-looking water.
      Also 1 wren and several each woodpigeons, crows, jackdaws and magpies

      Duck pond: 43 mallards, 1 moorhen & 3 herring gulls
      No pintail today

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