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Old Monday 26th March 2018, 14:08   #6
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Location: Morpeth, Northumberland
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I've been very slack on keeping the list on here up-to-date... so here's a rather "high level" view of the last 2 months!

In January, all UK:

61. Peregrine - near Twizell Farm, Morpeth

62. Canada Goose - Blaydon

63. Red Kite - Byremoor, Gateshead

64. Little Grebe - Morpeth
65. Skylark - Stobhill, Morpeth

66. Grey heron - Hayton, Cumbria (from M6!)

At Prestwick Carr:
67. Reed bunting
68. Willow tit

On a trip to Bamburgh at the end of the month, firstly, at Stag Rock:
69. Purple sandpiper
70. Kittiwake!
71. Common Scoter
72. Fulmar
Then, at Budle Bay:
73. Shoveler
74. Wigeon

And a trip down to London with work, at Kensington Gardens:
75. Ring-necked parakeet
76. Egyptian goose
77. Greylag
...followed by a trip to Staines reservoir in search of a rarity:
78. Common Pochard
79. American Horned Lark (Lifer)
80. Meadow pipit
81. Great crested grebe
82. Goldeneye
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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