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    Spotter - 2011 List

    21 Oct 11 - Venus Pool - Overcast 70. Shoveller (Anas clypeata) Have been out several times but with no new birds to report. Last spotting day of this year was 29 Dec at Venus Pool, lots of Teal in winter plummage. A Happy New Year to all
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    Spotter - 2011 List

    20 Oct 2011 - Site - Bright 70. Tree Creeper (Certhia familiaris)
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    Spotter - 2011 List

    17 Aug 2011 - site - sunny 67. Hawfinch (Coccotbraustes coccotbraustes) 68. chiffchaff (Phylloscopus collybita) 69. Pied Wagtail (Motacilla alba)
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    Spotter - 2011 List

    29 June 11 Aqualate Mere - Bright with glare off the water - time 1940-2130 57. Sedge Warbler (Acrocephalus schoenobaenus) 58. Turtle Dove (Stretopelia turtur) 59. Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus scirpaceus) 60. Reed Bunting (Emberiza Schoeniclus) 12 July 11 Sandwell Valley (RSPB) Bright with...
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    Spotter - 2011 List

    24 June 11 Venus Pool, Bright with some cloud 54. Little Ringed PLover 55. Jackdaw (Corvus monedula) 27 June 11 Site, Bright & sunny with a little breeze 56. Green woodpecker (Picus viridus)
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    Spotter - 2011 List

    7 June 11, Site, Weather-overcast, humid, showery 53. Blackcap (Sylvia atricapilla) Male & Female
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    Spotter - 2011 List

    16 May On Site Weather - Windy and overcast 46. Goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis) 47. Lesser Spotted Woodpecker 48. Starling (Sturnus vulgaris) 31 May The Wrekin, Telford. Weather - Bright sunny start followed by hail and rain 49. Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrines) Pair plus 4 chicks 50...
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    Spotter - 2011 List

    Haven't had any new sightings until today. Went to Venus Pool nr Shrewsbury today for the 1st time and saw the following: 36. Canada Goose (Branta canadensis) 37. Black Headed Gull (Chroicephalus ridibundus) 38. Greylag Goose (Anser anser) 39. Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo) 40. Lapwing...
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    Spotter - 2011 List

    16 March 11 Haven't been out for a while due to family requirements, however, today saw a juvenile Buzzard and 35 Song Thrush (Turdus philomelos)
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    Spotter - 2011 List

    02 Feb 11 Nothing to add to list 10 Feb 11 Not been out since above, nothing new to add to list 13 Feb 11 At Crematorium, weather overcast, cold and windy 34 Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea) 14 Feb 11 On site, overcast, hail and windy, nothing new to add
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    Spotter - 2011 List

    01 Feb 2011 On site, in hide in conservation area. Weather sunny but cold. Had good hours spotting today. 29 Great Tit (Parus Major) 30 Coal Tit (Parus ater) 31 Chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs) 32 Goldcrest (F) (Regulus regulus) Attractive little bird, bright colours. 33 Greenfinch...
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    Spotter - 2011 List

    31 Jan 2011 On site First ever; 28 Bullfinch (Male) (Pyrabulla pyrabulla) Stunning reddish pink breast.
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    Spotter - 2011 List

    30 Jan 2011 Priorslee Balancing Lake 1345-1530 Went to try out mates Opticron scope and my own new Opticron 10 x 42 Binos. Had reasonably good time until pillock came along with kyak and paddled straight through ice to where birds were. Absolutely furious at the guy but he took no notice. 25...
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    Spotter - 2011 List

    28 Jan 11 On site: 13. Rook (Corvus Frugilegus) 14. Magpie (Picca Picca) 15. Common Gull (Larus Canus) 16. Song Thrush (Turdus Philomelos) Stopped off at Priorslee Balancing Lake, just off J4 of M54 nr Telford on way home from work and spotted the following: 17 Coot (Fulica atra) 18...
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    Spotter - 2011 List

    As a newbie to the forum and only having seen this sight I thought it would be good to list what I have seen either when I've been out walking at lunchtime and when out on the site. In addition I will list those seen in the garden. 27 Jan 11 On site: 1. Buzzard 2. Pheasant 3. Long...
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