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Yarrow Valley Park 07.10.12

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Leonard Poxon
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Yarrow Valley Park 07.10.12

Post by Leonard Poxon » Sun Oct 07, 2012 2:15 pm

Mute Swan (2 adults & 3 juveniles), Canada Geese, Mallard, Moorhen, Coot, Black Headed Gulls, Great Crested Grebe and a single male Pochard on big lodge. Kingfisher flew over top lodge. Blackbird, Blue Tit, Coal Tit, Great Tit, Long Tailed Tit, Robin, Dunnock and Nuthatch. Collared Earthstars near the car park, Brittlegill at several locations, Puff Balls at 2 locations.

Image Pochard (m)

Image Puffballs

Image Collared Earthstar

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Bryan Thomas
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Post by Bryan Thomas » Mon Oct 08, 2012 6:01 pm

Len, great pix.

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YVP 11.10.12

Post by Neil Southworth » Thu Oct 11, 2012 12:09 pm

Water Rail probing the edge of the reed bed on Top Lodge was main feature.
Eclipse male Tufted on Big Lodge. Still a single GC Grebe. Four Moorhen on the tern rafts which they seem to find attractive for some reason. Also around 20 BH Gulls perched on the raft fences.

Chorley year list now 123.

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