Fields near to yarrow Eccleston/Croston area .

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gary lilley
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Fields near to yarrow Eccleston/Croston area .

Post by gary lilley » Wed Mar 23, 2016 5:48 pm

27 curlew dropped in at 9.00am from the west and built up to 30+ during the day ( moving around several fields ) , 6 shelduck , several canada geese , pair of greylag geese flew over , kestrel , buzzard and sparrowhawk again , stock dove , pied wagtail , 1 male goosander , 5 jay flying together , small numbers of meadow pipit passing through , cormorant , heron , rabbits and a hare .
Greylag goose takes me up to 98 species .

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Re: Fields near to yarrow Eccleston/Croston area .

Post by Chris Rae » Wed Mar 23, 2016 6:49 pm

98 :)

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Re: Fields near to yarrow Eccleston/Croston area .

Post by gary lilley » Thu Mar 24, 2016 5:51 pm

23 curlew dropped in this morning from the direction of ulnes walton i assume these birds are roosting on the coastal marshes and feeding on the open fields by day before moving onto their breeding grounds .

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