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Out and about .

Post by gary lilley » Tue Dec 30, 2014 4:08 pm

Winter hill ,had a visit first thing in hope of a snow bunting but no luck , great views but that was about it only 2 magpie , 2 crow , 1 kestrel and heard a couple of grouse .
Lower rivington , just got back end of the gull roost were there was 3 gbb gull s , several common and plenty of bh gulls .
Twin lakes/ sewage works , 3 little grebe , still good numbers of tufted , several gadwall plus the usuals , sewage works , 30/40 pied wagtail , wren , robins , dunnocks , several meadow pipit , highlight was 2 chiffchaff ( quite a few flies about) .
Croston twin lakes , at least 12 mute swan on the rape field , 3 buzzard , 1 kestrel , fieldfares on the open fields , 1 skein of around 30 pinkfoot flew over , flushed 1 hare and a snipe from a rough field , the linnet swarm was still behind finney farm , plenty of finches and bunting at the double hedgerow but still no brambling .

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