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Forum: Worcestershire Saturday 6th October 2018, 09:17
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Posted By Spoonbill Finder
I did view those records with some suspicion...

I did view those records with some suspicion although, given the identity of the reporter of the LRPs, I took it that 2 different species were involved. The ale in The Cross must have been even...
Forum: Worcestershire Friday 5th October 2018, 21:06
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Posted By Spoonbill Finder
Looking back through the forum entries for...

Looking back through the forum entries for September it would appear that we actually had 11 species of wader on the reserve. These were: LRP, Ringed Plover, Lapwing, Dunlin, Snipe, Black-tailed...
Forum: Worcestershire Thursday 20th September 2018, 19:55
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Posted By Spoonbill Finder
Also saw a Coal Tit, which was calling in the...

Also saw a Coal Tit, which was calling in the spindle adjacent to the ramp approaching the North Moors hide. Spotted Flycatcher and Garden Warbler have been reported here recently so it is well worth...
Forum: Worcestershire Friday 14th September 2018, 22:36
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Posted By Spoonbill Finder
I was shocked and saddened when I read the news...

I was shocked and saddened when I read the news last night. My thoughts are with you Phil.

Andy P.
Forum: Worcestershire Sunday 2nd September 2018, 19:24
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Posted By Spoonbill Finder
I thought we'd had Greenshank this year, and a...

I thought we'd had Greenshank this year, and a search of this thread revealed that Clive Lee found one on Saturday 30th June. It was only present for that day. Still a great weekend for Tim though....
Forum: Worcestershire Wednesday 22nd August 2018, 20:45
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Posted By Spoonbill Finder
Female Chaffinch near the feeding station on the...

Female Chaffinch near the feeding station on the North Moors Plantation this afternoon.:t:
Forum: Worcestershire Thursday 16th August 2018, 20:56
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Posted By Spoonbill Finder
What was presumed to be the bird flew out of the...

What was presumed to be the bird flew out of the lagoon area and was seen to fly high in a southerly direction. I picked up a wader flying in front of the masts, which I thought was probably the Wood...
Forum: Worcestershire Wednesday 25th July 2018, 20:23
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Posted By Spoonbill Finder
Hi Adrian. I saw 2 Treecreepers in the oak tree...

Hi Adrian. I saw 2 Treecreepers in the oak tree near the steps as you head down towards the Flashes on Monday. There was also a Kingfisher near the Hen Brook hide. Kingfishers have been more reliable...
Forum: Worcestershire Thursday 5th July 2018, 13:12
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Posted By Spoonbill Finder
I believe so Des. I bumped into the chap who had...

I believe so Des. I bumped into the chap who had photographed the butterfly at the Moors and, having looked at his photos briefly, wrongly identified it as a White-letter Hairstreak. It was only...
Forum: Worcestershire Thursday 5th July 2018, 10:32
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Posted By Spoonbill Finder
Purple Hairstreak at Upton Warren

I photographed this butterfly on Monday along the Salwarpe, thinking it was a White-letter Hairstreak. It was flitting around the bushes where this species is usually to be found at UW. I was in the...
Forum: Worcestershire Thursday 10th May 2018, 20:54
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Posted By Spoonbill Finder
A Hobby briefly appeared amongst c100 Swift late...

A Hobby briefly appeared amongst c100 Swift late morning at the Moors Pool. Shortly before Clive Lee & Brian Richardson had witnessed 2 Arctic Tern fly north through the same location.
Forum: Worcestershire Tuesday 8th May 2018, 21:18
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Posted By Spoonbill Finder
Nice to bump into you again in the Wyre yesterday...

Nice to bump into you again in the Wyre yesterday and thanks for pointing me towards the Dipper. Now I know who Jim Wright who covers Grimley in the Patchwork Challenge is! :t:

Andy P
Forum: Worcestershire Wednesday 2nd May 2018, 21:27
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Posted By Spoonbill Finder
As I've mentioned on other forms of media the...

As I've mentioned on other forms of media the Arctic Tern seen by John on the Sailing Pool was a different individual to the one seen on the Flashes. This bird was in situ - on various fence posts to...
Forum: Worcestershire Thursday 26th April 2018, 10:38
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Posted By Spoonbill Finder
Arctic Terns at Upton Warren

At around about 4.15 yesterday afternoon I was sitting in my car overlooking the Sailing Pool during a heavy shower. I'd been watching 2 Common Terns in flight, when suddenly 2 more Terns appeared....
Forum: Worcestershire Monday 23rd April 2018, 22:37
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Posted By Spoonbill Finder
The 2 Lapwing chicks were still visible on the...

The 2 Lapwing chicks were still visible on the meadow at the back of the second flash this afternoon but were disappearing behind the reed bed to the left of the sewage works at times.:t:
Forum: Worcestershire Sunday 22nd April 2018, 21:16
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Posted By Spoonbill Finder
A splendid morning's birding in great company,...

A splendid morning's birding in great company, which brought me my first Whitethroat of the year, 2 Red Kite, a first (seen) Reed Warbler, the 2 Lapwing chicks and stonking views of the Glossy Ibis...
Forum: Worcestershire Sunday 22nd April 2018, 20:59
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Posted By Spoonbill Finder
I was very pleased to be able to add yesterday's...

I was very pleased to be able to add yesterday's Wood Warbler to my list of species seen at Upton Warren. Well done Paul Croft for finding the bird.

Wood Warbler has been a rare species at Upton...
Forum: Worcestershire Saturday 21st April 2018, 20:41
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Posted By Spoonbill Finder
Glossy Ibis dropped onto the 2nd Flash at around...

Glossy Ibis dropped onto the 2nd Flash at around 8.30pm. Also Red Kite over North Moors Pool early afternoon.
Forum: Worcestershire Wednesday 18th April 2018, 21:26
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Posted By Spoonbill Finder
At the Moors Pool this evening there was a Lesser...

At the Moors Pool this evening there was a Lesser Whitethroat present along the West Track and a Common Tern appeared at about 7.30pm. 2 Common Sands were also seen in Amy's Marsh.
Forum: Worcestershire Monday 16th April 2018, 21:22
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Posted By Spoonbill Finder
My day list reached 69 up until about 5pm. I...

My day list reached 69 up until about 5pm. I didn't get either Siskin or Redpoll, nor Meadow Pipit, which I know Dave also had. Tim Owens also had a Mistle Thrush and a Raven was sighted by Andy...
Forum: Worcestershire Monday 16th April 2018, 21:07
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Posted By Spoonbill Finder
Hi Mike. I'd be most grateful if you could...

Hi Mike. I'd be most grateful if you could reserve the following reports for me:

1984, 1985, 1988, 1989-90, 1993-94, 1997, 1998.

I intend to be present at the all-dayer so can pick them up...
Forum: Worcestershire Monday 16th April 2018, 20:55
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Posted By Spoonbill Finder
Hi Julie. There was a Common Sandpiper at the...

Hi Julie. There was a Common Sandpiper at the Moors Pool this morning. This could well be the same bird you saw this evening.:t:
Forum: Worcestershire Thursday 12th April 2018, 21:23
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Posted By Spoonbill Finder
A further Gropper was heard by myself from the...

A further Gropper was heard by myself from the causeway at the Moors Pool. It reeled rather quietly a couple of times at around 1230. My initial instinct was Gropper but I thought that it could...
Forum: Worcestershire Thursday 12th April 2018, 21:04
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Posted By Spoonbill Finder
Having returned to the site this evening with SMW...

Having returned to the site this evening with SMW I can confirm that the Locustella warbler we heard reeling near the channel from the West Track was a Grasshopper Warbler.

Andy P.
Forum: Worcestershire Sunday 8th April 2018, 20:35
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Posted By Spoonbill Finder
As Phil "the oracle" Andrews is on holiday I have...

As Phil "the oracle" Andrews is on holiday I have taken the liberty of posting the above report, which was originally shared by Phil following the last sighting of Common Scoter at Upton Warren. The...
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