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River Yarrow - Croston to Eccleston late morning

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Mike Greenhalgh
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River Yarrow - Croston to Eccleston late morning

Post by Mike Greenhalgh » Tue Dec 30, 2008 5:59 pm

Several small parties of LT Tits, C Crows & Jackdaw, Woodpigeon, Chaffinch, Goldfinch, Wren, Blue, Great and Coal Tits, Blackbirds, Robin. Small numbers of Fieldfare. Song Thrush.

Highlights were single Common Sandpiper and single Snipe flew over. 3 Twite.

gary lilley
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common sandpiper

Post by gary lilley » Wed Dec 31, 2008 2:50 pm

were abouts was the common sand and the twite
regards gary.

Mike Greenhalgh
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ccommon sand

Post by Mike Greenhalgh » Wed Dec 31, 2008 4:35 pm

The common sand first flew over me about 1 km from Eccleston Bridge heading west whilst I was chatting to an angler. I then found it again a few hundred metres before the bridge and it then flew off south.

The Twite were in a field along Spent Brook about 1km W of Ingrave Farm.

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