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Old Sunday 4th June 2017, 15:53   #51
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Was watching a Peregrine over the garden when 4 Geese flew over, having seen over 100 Canada's passing within 500 metres of the house this morning that is what I was expecting these to be, but not this time.

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Old Friday 21st July 2017, 08:12   #52
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Another overdue species added this morning.

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Old Tuesday 25th July 2017, 08:17   #53
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Missed a Long-tailed Skua that was seen from Whitburn Obs this morning, but was able to add a bird to the house list with a little help from those in the Obs.

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Old Friday 28th July 2017, 12:41   #54
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Not a bird but a tick from the house yesterday was a Minke Whale heading north at distance.
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Old Monday 28th August 2017, 10:24   #55
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Have been putting in some effort to get Roseate Tern or Balearic Shearwater on the list, no luck so far, but did manage to add a bird in the garden this morning.

96. Bullfinch
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Old Tuesday 29th August 2017, 08:24   #56
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Getting close to 100 species, so was reviewing targets yesterday and realised I had missed Cormorant off the list and I see these most days. Still some relatively easy species to get, Long-tailed Tit stands out, as something I should get in the garden. A few easy ducks still needed, Red-breasted Merganser and Long-tailed Duck stand out as species I see regularly off the coast, but most seem to fly quite close in and perhaps too close to be seen from the house.

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Old Thursday 14th September 2017, 08:25   #57
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Was hoping for something good with the strengthening northerly winds and managed to pick up an addition this morning flying high rather than being too close and out of sight.

98. Red-breasted Merganser
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Old Thursday 14th September 2017, 19:32   #58
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A post work seawatch brought my house year list to 78 with Sooty Shearwater, Bonxie and ...

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Old Friday 15th September 2017, 08:24   #59
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Well I didn't have long to ponder on what the 100th species would be, as this mornings seawatch sorted it out.

100. Pintail
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Old Friday 29th September 2017, 08:50   #60
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Hoping for a Yellow-browed Warbler, as they seem to be everywhere at the moment and so far it is a heard only garden bird. Did however get a flyover tick.

101. Rock Pipit
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Old Sunday 8th October 2017, 18:21   #61
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A cracking 30 minute seawatch from the house this afternoon.

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Old Sunday 15th October 2017, 12:45   #62
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Sat in the garden when I hear a familiar call.

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Old Monday 23rd October 2017, 08:39   #63
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Another long overdue species this morning, you wait ages for one and when it arrives it comes with a flock of 20.

107. Long-tailed Tit
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Old Monday 30th October 2017, 17:41   #64
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A nice surprise on the feeders today.

108. Great Spotted Woodpecker
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Old Wednesday 1st November 2017, 08:22   #65
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A seawatch before work this morning added another 2 to the list.

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Old Thursday 2nd November 2017, 13:14   #66
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A frantic dash home from work at lunchtime for a unexpected bird.

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