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Old Wednesday 11th August 2010, 21:40   #1
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Rare and Scarce Birds in Warwickshire

Hopefully this thread will do exactly as it says above, report Rare and Scarce birds in Warwickshire. Please no postings of Robin’s in the garden unless the American version of course
Draycote today had the Ruff still and 2 Little Egret. 3rd summer and juv Yellow-legged Gulls.

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Old Friday 13th August 2010, 18:39   #2
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Today at Draycote 4.30 to 6pm.
2 Little egret.
2 Common tern.
1 Yellow legged gull- juv.
5 Common sandpiper.
4 Dunlin.
1 Little ringed plover.
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Old Saturday 14th August 2010, 23:26   #3
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Draycote 14th August

Grey Plover
2 Little Egret
Little Ringed Plover
Wheatear
Ad & juv Yellow-legged Gull

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Old Sunday 15th August 2010, 09:25   #4
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Grey Plover
2 Little Egret
Little Ringed Plover
Wheatear
Ad & juv Yellow-legged Gull

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"Grey Plover" - let me guess a single observer fly through?
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Draycote 15th August

Knot
Turnstone
Little Ringed Plover
Ringed Plover
2 Dunlin
3 Little Egret
4 Spotted Flycatcher

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Old Sunday 15th August 2010, 21:39   #6
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"Grey Plover" - let me guess a single observer fly through?
Oh Tom 'U of little faith' How did u guess?
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Good job i carry a camera & lens when out below 2 of the stars of Draycote but no bloody 'Grey Plover'
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Old Monday 16th August 2010, 10:08   #8
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Draycote Water this morning

Visited early (0600) with a "quick" yomp around!

Greenshank (2) flew out of Toft towards Rainbow but not re-located;

Yellow Wagtail (8) on Farborough with at least another 5 around the perimeter;

Spotted Flycatcher (1) Toft Shallows;

Common Tern (4) Hensborough Bank;

Common Sandpiper (5) various locations;

Ringed Plover (1 ad, 1 juv) Outlet;

Little Ringed Plover (1juv) Outlet;

Dunlin (1) Outlet)

Little Egret (2) Grays Barn;

Goosander (f - ?imm m) Draycote Bank
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Old Wednesday 18th August 2010, 22:20   #9
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Draycote 3pm -5pm.
3 Little egret.
Goosander -fem
Dunlin
3 Little ringed plover
2 Ringed plover
3 Greenshank in flight
5 Common sandpiper
Common tern

Also at Pagets ln,Bubbenhall 1 Green sandpiper.
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Brandon Marsh 19-8-10

Brandon Marsh today.

Bar Head Goose

Also unidentified Goose, (Snow goose like) but probably a hybrid.
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Old Saturday 21st August 2010, 17:19   #11
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Wormleighton reservoir this afternoon.

2 Common sandpiper
1 Green sandpiper
1 Common snipe
3 Common tern -2ad 1 juv.
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Old Sunday 22nd August 2010, 14:02   #12
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Draycote Water this mornong

Common Tern 2
Ruff 1
Turnstone 1
Dunlin 2
Ringed Plover 13
Little Ringed Plover 3
Redshank 2
Common Sandpiper 8
Egyptian Goose 1
Goosander 1 female
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Draycote Water this morning in rather inclement weather!!!


Little Egret (3) Grays Barn;

Goosander (1f) Valve Tower;

Sparrowhawk (1) Draycote Bank;

Ringed Plover (2) Hensborough Bank;

Little Ringed Plover (2 juv) Hensborough Bank;

Dunlin (1) Hensborough Bank;

Common Sandpiper (5) singles & doubles in several locations;

Green Sandpiper (1) Toft Shallows;

Swift 50+ (probably many more!)

Yellow Wagtail (4 juv);

Egyptian Goose (1) Toft.

Huge numbers of hirundines including 100+ Sand Martin.
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Old Friday 27th August 2010, 23:20   #14
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Draycote 27th

4 Little Egret with waders---
Knot
3 Turnstone
Black-tailed Godwit
2 Whimbrel over
3 Little Ringed Plover
5 Ringed Plover
3 Redshank
5 Dunlin
and c9 Common Sandpiper.

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Old Saturday 28th August 2010, 18:27   #15
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Wormleighton reservoir this afternoon.

2 Green sandpiper
1 Common sandpiper
4 Snipe
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Draycote 30th Aug

2 Little Egret
Sanderling (3 Yesterday)
2 Turnstone
Dunlin
8 Ringed Plover
7 Yellow Wagtail

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Draycote 31st August

Blackcap (12)
Wheatear (1) Valve Tower;
Goosander (1f) Valve Tower;
Yellow Wagtail (14) General;
Little Ringed Plover (2juv) Inlet;
Shelduck (1juv) Inlet;
Nuthatch 1 in wood below road between Rainbow & Inlet; + 1 heard in wood below Farborough Bank;
Dunlin (3) Inlet + 2 Hensborough;
Little Egret (2) Mobile;
Ringed Plover (5); Hensborough;
Common Sandpiper (2) Hensborough & Toft;
Sand Martin (10) General;
Yellow Legged Gull (1ad) Inlet;
Egyptian Goose (1) Toft;
Sanderling (1) Rainbow - Outlet;
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Earlswood Lakes, 31/08/2010

Juvenile Little Gull at Earlswood Lakes today, but it left during late afternoon heading roughly northeast (to Marsh Lane / Tame Valley perhaps).
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hi guys i am staying in coventry for few days weres best to do somebird photography cheers dave
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Hi Dave

You could try Draycote for waders at the moment, or Brandon Marsh, both close to Coventry.

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Draycote 1st September

Hensborough Bank had---
4 Curlew Sandpiper
Sanderling
Ruff
4 Dunlin
10 Ringed Plover

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Wormleigton reservoir this morning.

2 Greenshank
2 Common sandpiper
1 Green sandpiper
3 Snipe
In the field between the bridge and the railway 20+ Tree sparrow and 15+ Yellow wagtail.

A very quick look at Draycote.

4 Curlew sandpiper
3 Dunlin
1 Sanderling
3+ Ringed plover
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cheers guys many thanks .dave
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Wormleigton reservoir this morning

2 Green Sandpiper
2 Common Sandpiper
6 Snipe
20-25 Tree Sparrow
10+ YellowWagtail
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Draycote 1700 - 1800

Curlew Sandpiper (1 juv)
Ringed Plover (4)
Dunlin (4)
All Hensborough Bank


At least 7 Black Terns over centre of reservoir viewed from Hensborough Bank
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