River Douglas / Great Close

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Neil Southworth
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River Douglas / Great Close

Post by Neil Southworth » Sun Apr 10, 2016 2:57 pm

Paid a flying visit after White Coppice. Sightings:-
River:- Canada Goose 6, Mallard 4, Swallow
Pools:- Shelduck 6, Oystercatcher 21, Lapwing min 20, Redshank 4, Pied Wagtail 4 (definitely black and white!)
Generally:- Buzzard 2, Kestrel, Skylark 2, Chiffchaff 2, Blackcap
Insects:- Green-veined White, Small Tortoiseshell

Blackcap takes me to 100

gary lilley
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Re: River Douglas / Great Close

Post by gary lilley » Sun Apr 10, 2016 3:10 pm

The white wagtail was out in the middle of the pools , the pied wagtails seem to be happier along the river .

John Frankland
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Re: River Douglas / Great Close

Post by John Frankland » Sun Apr 10, 2016 4:36 pm

Another ton up, well done Neil.

I could "only" manage Avocet, Knot, Scaup and Little Egret today - but before you get too excited, it was out of area at Marshside !


Neville Root
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Re: River Douglas / Great Close

Post by Neville Root » Sun Apr 10, 2016 7:25 pm

Well done Neil, if I had seen that redpoll you saw this morning I'd have joined you on a ton today -:)

Chris Rae
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Re: River Douglas / Great Close

Post by Chris Rae » Sun Apr 10, 2016 7:53 pm

100 :)

nora west
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Re: River Douglas / Great Close

Post by nora west » Mon Apr 11, 2016 9:09 am

Well done Neil.

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