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Paul Hodson
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Post by Paul Hodson » Sat Aug 11, 2018 6:25 pm

Anglezarke Reservoir. Cormorant 8. Lesser black backed Gull 16. Black headed Gull c20. Great crested Grebe.

High Bullough Reservoir. Mallard 15. Tufted Duck 5 , looks like the ducklings have disappeared. Juvenile Buzzard.

Yarrow Reservoir. Cormorant 2. Mallard c20. Small party of Coal Tits and Great Tits. Nuthatch 2.

Lead mine Clough. Goldfinch c15 including several juveniles.
Butterfly. Speckled Wood.

On the moors above LMC a Peregrine was having an airborne tussle with 2 Kestrel.

Very quiet on the moors just 3 or 4 Meadow Pipit and a single Skylark, 2 more Kestrel near Great Hill.

Dean Black Brook. female Stonechat with 3 juveniles. Willow Warbler 4.

White Coppice. Swallow 8. House Martin c20. Dipper on the Goit.
Dragonflies. Brown Hawker 2.

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