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Old Friday 12th January 2018, 17:09   #5
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Quick update after a cycle ride around North Tyneside last weekend, then a quick, lunch-time outing today to a nearly-empty Bothal Pond:

Backworth (on the way to Whitley Bay)
51. Common Buzzard

Whitley Bay
52. Lesser Black-backed gull

53. Dunlin
54. Ringed plover
55. Common gull

Royal Quays, North Shields
56. Red-breasted merganser

Percy Main (heading down the Wagonways)
57. Great Spotted Woodpecker

Also, cycling through Silverlink along the Wagonways, I added two mammals: brown rat [2] and rabbit [3].

Then today:

At Shadfen farm:
58. Pheasant

In Bothal village:
59. Wren

At Bothal Pond:
60. Song Thrush
World life list: 536 (Terek Sandpiper, Abu Dhabi, UAE; September 2019)
UK life list: 228 (Red-backed Shrike, Newbiggin, UK; December 2018)
Morpeth Garden list: 70 (Willow Tit, October 2019)
2019 year list: 235 (Snow Bunting, Bamburgh; October)
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