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Old Monday 14th May 2018, 18:39   #15
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Location: Morpeth, Northumberland
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Some more updates from the last 2 months.

Firstly, the UK list ticked along rather slowly through April, with most Spring arrivals seeming quite late. Nevertheless, progress to 110 species by the end of April:

Dunces Houses Lane, Morpeth
103. Jay

Bothal Pond
104. Blackcap - first singing male on 12 April

A ride out to Beacon Hill north of Morpeth on the 21st April, firstly at Benridge Moor:
105. Willow warbler
106. Red-legged partridge
107. Redstart

And at Coldlaw Wood:
108. Siskin

Over the garden, Stobhill, Morpeth on 22/4:
109. House Martin

And over Morpeth town centre on 29/4:
110. Barn swallow
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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