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  • Nick Godden
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      in reply to: Stone Jetty #8832

      19/5/24 5:45-8:00am

      Eider 57
      Great crested grebe 2
      Sandwich tern 2
      Arctic tern 14
      Kittiwake 121
      Arctic skua dark morph 6.29
      Gannet 12
      Turnstone 10
      Rock pipit pair
      Grey wagtail 1N

      Morecambe Prom
      Dunlin 66
      Ringed plover 83
      Little egret 4

      Nick Godden
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        3070 Black-tailed godwit on the Flood on 30/3

        Leighton 1/4
        Barnacle goose 1 flew over with Greylags
        Garganey pair still present
        Pochard 39+ spread across Lilians, Jackson and Grisedale pools (23m, 16f), 53 present on 27/3
        Avocet 2 flew past Tim Jackson

        Nick Godden
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          Still present today at Lilians hide

          Brambling and 10 siskin flew SE over Barrow Scout woods

          Nick Godden
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            in reply to: Leighton Moss #8028

            19/10 from skytower at dusk
            C.700 redwing in to roost
            120 fieldfare “”
            C. 1000 starling
            Merlin hunting the redwing

            20/10 Blue Gate path
            Brambling 1
            Siskin 35

            Nick Godden
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              20.08.23

              Teal 264
              Shoveler 5
              Pochard 4
              Ruff 3
              Knot 1
              Greenshank 14
              Snipe 18
              Lapwing 129
              Great white egret 1
              Pied wagtail 41
              House Martin 6
              Sand Martin 5

              7 Spoonbill still out at the Slag tips

              Nick Godden
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                in reply to: Heysham area #7701

                Not much extra from 11-12:45, 1 guillemot, 1 Manx shearwater, 55 dunlin all heading out

                Nick Godden
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                  in reply to: Stone Jetty #7432

                  6.20-7.20

                  Pink-footed goose 75
                  Gannet 1
                  Arctic skua 1 light morph
                  Common tern 1
                  Sandwich tern 14
                  Herring gull c. 600
                  Puffin 1 in
                  Sanderling 3
                  Black-tailed godwit 1
                  Yellow wagtail 1 on Rocks then flew N
                  Swallow 39
                  Sand Martin 11
                  House Martin 1

                  Nick Godden
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                    in reply to: Stone Jetty #7431

                    Just a short visit 6.25-7.20

                    Common scoter 11
                    Arctic tern 67 in one flock
                    Sandwich tern c. 40
                    Arctic skua 1 dark morph in

                    Nick Godden
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                      in reply to: Stone Jetty #7404

                      6.15-8.20. A bit of seabird movement which stopped soon after the rain set in, and a few grounded passerines

                      Red-throated diver 15 in
                      Shelduck 16 in
                      Common scoter 58
                      Red-breasted merganser 6
                      Gadwall 2
                      Sandwich tern 24
                      Common tern 2
                      Arctic tern 5
                      Dunlin 8
                      Whimbrel 16
                      Turnstone 2
                      Swallow 21 NE
                      Wheatear 10
                      Willow warbler 2
                      Blackcap 1 f

                      29.4 at Pine Lake early morning
                      Common sandpiper 3
                      Oystercatcher 2
                      Peregrine 1 swooped past me 5-10m away to catch a mallard duckling on the entrance road

                      Nick Godden
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                        5.4.23

                        Avocet 55
                        Black-tailed godwit 4515
                        Bar-tailed godwit 2
                        Knot 26
                        Dunlin 2
                        Redshank 236

                        Outer marsh
                        Eider 11
                        Shelduck 39

                        Nick Godden
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                          in reply to: Various sites #6837

                          Some highlights from today

                          Heysham
                          Pale-bellied Brent goose 14 off playground

                          Morecambe prom
                          Red-breasted merganser 8
                          Bar-tailed godwit 58

                          Bolton le Sands
                          Twite 6
                          Linnet 3
                          Merlin f
                          Rock pipit 1
                          Skylark 16

                          Cockersands
                          Fieldfare 103
                          Wigeon 4850

                          Nick Godden
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                            in reply to: Various sites #6833

                            Heysham Moss on 30th
                            Curlew 220 beside Oxcliffe Road
                            Pink-footed goose 185

                            Morecambe Golf Course on 30th
                            Jackdaw 735 pre roost gathering
                            Carrion crow 61 and 5 rook as above

                            Pine Lake on 31st
                            Tufted duck 144
                            Pochard 26
                            Shoveler 7
                            Wigeon 51
                            Goldeneye 14
                            Goosander 2
                            Coot 272
                            Great crested grebe 6

                            Nick Godden
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                              in reply to: Various sites #6820

                              26/12

                              Bolton-le-Sands saltmarsh
                              Goosander 1
                              Peregrine 1
                              Skylark 27
                              Twite 5 by horse paddock

                              Crag Bank floods
                              Black-tailed godwit 2
                              Redshank 71
                              Lapwing 159
                              Curlew 5
                              Oystercatcher 39
                              Pied wagtail 16
                              Meadow pipit 8
                              Starling 2000

                              Warton Mires
                              European White-fronted goose 1st w
                              Greylag goose 77
                              Pintail 83
                              Wigeon 479
                              Gadwall 14
                              Shoveler 9
                              Black-tailed godwit 37
                              Lapwing 115

                              Nick Godden
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                                in reply to: Various sites #6817

                                Also on 24th – Lune from Sunderland Point
                                720 black-tailed godwit on East side by Crook Farm
                                Lapwing 650
                                Golden plover 21
                                Wigeon 160
                                Red-breasted merganser 3
                                Great crested grebe 1

                                60 goldfinch in Overton village behind the pub

                                Nick Godden
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                                  in reply to: Aldcliffe geese #6773

                                  Presumably an additional 3 White-fronted geese were on the saltmarsh with greylags at 11.45am opposite the Golden Ball. Also 240 wigeon, 11 gadwall, 8 teal, 3 goosander and 2 goldeneye on the river.

                                  Nick Godden
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                                    Yellow-browed warbler still present about 50m from the Causeway 2.30pm

                                    Nick Godden
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                                      A few sightings from here over the last few days :
                                      9th – Hobby
                                      8th – green sandpiper, ringed plover flyovers
                                      7th – merlin, 13+ pied wagtail and 8 meadow pipits following our machines, wheatear
                                      6th – yellow wagtail, 2 wheatear, 271 teal, 18 wigeon, at least 3 spotted redshank and 6 greenshank

                                      The diggers have finished working now and the tides this weekend should fill some of the pools a bit more

                                      Nick Godden
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                                        Friday afternoon – yellow wagtail flying around the Eric Morecambe pool and a spotted redshank on the Allen pool

                                        Nick Godden
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                                          2 juvenile red kites followed silaging tractor for a few minutes just east of the pools at 12.20 then drifted north along the ridge east of Leighton Moss. Also Mediterranean gull with the gulls following the tractor

                                          Nick Godden
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                                            Also 649 Eider and a female common scoter in with them, 6 goosander, 1 teal, 441 Curlew, 509 oystercatcher, 12 ringed plover and 56 lapwing at high tide.

                                            Nick Godden
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                                              in reply to: Red-rumped swallow #5662

                                              Well done Neil, shame it moved on so soon

                                              Nick Godden
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                                                in reply to: Stone Jetty #5542

                                                13/5/22 6.30-7.20
                                                Kittiwake c.45 out
                                                Red-throated diver 4 out
                                                Gannet 7

                                                14/5/22 6.15-9.50
                                                Skua sp light morph in at 7.55 too distant to ID
                                                Gannet 24
                                                Eider 112
                                                Kittiwake 15 out
                                                Red-throated diver 1 out
                                                Whimbrel 1
                                                Sanderling 2
                                                Swallow 53
                                                Sand martin 2

                                                Nick Godden
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                                                  400+ Black-tailed godwit feeding in the Silverdale level crossing fields 7/4/22

                                                  Nick Godden
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                                                    A flock of common scoter heard flying over NE at 7.55pm

                                                    Nick Godden
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                                                      Probably the same hawfinches (3 or 4 heard) late morning.

                                                      Water pipit at Leighton in a cut area near Causeway with 7+ pied wagtails. Bittern booming South of the causeway at the far end. Several Marsh tits now singing here and at Hale Moss Sd5077.

                                                      20-25 whooper swan at Holmere on 14th early morning only

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