Dec 16 River Yarrow & Back Lane

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Carol
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Dec 16 River Yarrow & Back Lane

Post by Carol » Sun Dec 16, 2007 3:16 pm

A cold but dry, still morning. 10 magpies, 24 Blackbirds, 3 chaffinch, 1 greenfinch, 4 goldfinch, 9 b-tits, 11 g-tits, 9 lt-tits, 8 robins, 8 woodpigeon plus a flock c100, 1 collared dove, 7 crows, 3 mistlethrush plus a flock of 30 redwing / mistlethrush (poor light), 2 flocks of starlings c40 each plus 25 individuals, 17 house sparrows, 1 song thrush, 1 goldcrest, 1 kestrel, 3 pied wagtail, 1 jay, c200 lapwings, 2 grey herons, 7 mallard, 1 moorhen, 1 mandarin duck, 1 pintail duck, 1 white fronted goose, 2 pink footed geese, 2 tufted ducks plus other ornamental geese.
Also 1 rabbit, 4 squirrels and 1 dead fox (looked like it had slipped down a banking, injured itself and drowned).
Carol

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