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Old Monday 22nd October 2012, 21:30   #1
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Waxwings

Waxwing movement is picking up. From singles and small flocks the last week or so several 30+ flocks seen moving through today.
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A few have arrived on the Northern Isles in the last few days.

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Old Tuesday 23rd October 2012, 20:32   #3
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One reported locally today at RSPB Saltholme as well.
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Several in Cumbria last Friday

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Old Friday 2nd November 2012, 09:59   #5
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We have been seeing waxwings all week with numbers building yesterday.

What i am wondering was does anybody know where i can find info on the state of the berry crop accross scandinavia or does anybody know the state of play with it.

There was something mentioned about bramblings moving out of the continent and heading over here after their food crop seems to have collapsed on autumwatch last night. Can anybody shed some light on this as well ?
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Old Monday 5th November 2012, 15:21   #6
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496 views, nobody want to offer up a little help here.

Never mind here are a couple of Waxies down the garden.

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Don't know how these numbers compare with previous years, but seem high to me:

Loch Cill Chriosd, Skye 100; also nearby 300+ at Camustianavaig
Ord, Skye 50+ by Ord road
Torrin, Skye 200
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I'd settle for 1 in Uddingston.....Or hamilton, I won't mind travelling for it.....

I wouldn't have thought tthere's enough food to sustain a lot of them for very long. Evevn the cotoneaster are getting a bit berry-less.
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There seems to be good numbers here hovering up what ever they can find. They have beaten the redwings to a lot of it this year. I would love to know how the scandinavian berry crop is. That would help give a clue about the potential influx !!
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