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An early Steart

Posted Wednesday 10th December 2014 at 18:25 by efrs
As the nights draw in it has been decided that the EFRS need to wake up and get cracking just that little bit earlier. So it was 5:30 when my annoying alarm went off, blurting out its monotonous tune whilst vibrating madly on the bedside cabinet. I am well practiced in fumbling in the dark (oh er!) and soon I was dressed, fed and ready to go.

As I swung into Glastonbury to meet Andrew I noted all the lights were off at his place. Was he still in bed?

Nope, he was...
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Anniversary World Watch results

Posted Monday 8th December 2014 at 12:05 by Rick and Elis
The country with the highest list (and highest individual list) was from Peter Ericsson in Thailand with 33 species, and he still had some species that he could potentially have connected with if he had not been working that day. Additional species such as Greater Painted-Snipe, Malaysian Plover, White-faced Plover are all generally available as well as the potential for pratincoles and jacanas from that country all of which just goes to show what a great wader destination Thailand is.http://www.waderquest.org/2014/12/an...h-results.html
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Pond of Soto de las Juntas. End of October. First sighting hut.

Posted Friday 5th December 2014 at 08:43 by Moncho
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From the parking to the first sighting hut there is an almost a mile walk in which usually abound goldfinches.
Once in the sighting hut I saw before me a pair of great-crested grebes, perhaps the most common bird in the pond.
Already beginning to appear the first signs of spring plumage that will not be completed until February or March.
In the pond there is a good number of coots too.
A group of three black-necked grebes crossed the waters...
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Pond of San Juan. Chinchón II.

Posted Friday 28th November 2014 at 14:15 by Moncho
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I went up to a bluff above Pond of San Juan to see beyond the forest of reeds surrounding the pond. I saw jackdaws far away in some other crags. In the end I saw marsh harriers, ducks, and cranes, apat of shovelers and mallards.
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Pond of San Juan. Chinchón II.

Posted Friday 28th November 2014 at 14:15 by Moncho
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I went up to a bluff above Pond of San Juan to see beyond the forest of reeds surrounding the pond. I saw jackdaws far away in some other crags. In the end I saw marsh harriers, ducks, and cranes, apat of shovelers and mallards.
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