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Paul Hodson
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Post by Paul Hodson » Sat Jul 28, 2018 6:39 pm

Anglezarke Reservoir. Canada Goose 37. Moorhen 4. Black headed Gull 100+. Lesser black backed Gull 23. Common Gull. Cormorant 2. Lapwing 2. Common Sandpiper. Grey Heron. Kestrel 2. Willow Warbler. small party of Coal tit. Great spotted Woodpecker. Pied Wagtail 5.

High Bullough Reservoir. Mallard c20. Tufted Duck 6, no sign of any ducklings. Swallow 4.

Yarrow reservoir. Mallard 10. Cormorant 2. Swallow 12. Swift.

Lead mine Clough. Long tailed Tit. Treecreeper. Juvenile Great spotted Woodpecker. Chaffinch. Goldfinch. Lesser Redpoll. Spotted flycatcher 1 adult and 2 juveniles. Kestrel 2.

Not much on the moors, probably because of the rain and hailstones, I really should've checked the weather forecast! The only birds seen were several Meadow Pipit, 2 kestrel near Great Hill and a couple of Willow Warbler on Dean Black Brook.

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