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Old Sunday 11th November 2018, 11:16   #7851
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Mandarin x5 and female Goldeneye Forge Mill per Eric
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Old Sunday 11th November 2018, 14:20   #7852
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Mandarin x7, Pochard x21, Wigeon c6, Shoveler c23, Gadwall c9, Cormorant c9, Goosander c29, Snipe c19, Lapwing c19, Goldeneye, Common Gull, Grey Wagtail, Teal, Water Rail, Meadow Pipit
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Old Monday 12th November 2018, 07:40   #7853
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Late news early November I forgot to post a count of 28 House Sparrow at Salter's
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Raven x2 over rspb and female Goldeneye on Forge Mill per Bill Gray
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Old Tuesday 13th November 2018, 09:50   #7855
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Forge Hill/RSPB 8.10-9.05: Yellowhammer over Forge Hill towards farm. 10+ Redwing, 5+ Song Thrush. c70 Parakeets. 36 Snipe, 1Jack, 26 Lapwing on island. 37 Shoveler, 3 Water Rail.per Pete Hackett
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Old Tuesday 13th November 2018, 15:02   #7856
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2 Ravens heading towards Dartmouth park and 2 skylark over salters very quiet this am even finch numbers down per John Clarke
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Old Thursday 15th November 2018, 09:50   #7857
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Pet cemetery/Maize field Reed Bunting c14, Chaffinch c9, House Sparrow c3 and Goldfinch c11
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100+ each Redwing and Fieldfare over Dartmouth Park c0800-0830 this morning, all heading East. Also single Redpoll and a few Siskin around per Matt Hadlington
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GoldenEye x3, Pochard c19, Wigeon c14, Shoveler c49, Gadwall c17, Goosander c29, Great Crest c4, Cormorant c9, Teal c7, Common Gull, Lapwing c29, Mediterranean Gull, Snipe,
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Old Friday 16th November 2018, 16:55   #7860
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Swan pool this afternoon. Ad yellow legged gull (seen with John Clarke). FM lake had 47 shoveler, 36 gadwall, 21 Pochard.per Tim Hextell
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Old Saturday 17th November 2018, 20:02   #7861
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Year lists as of 17/11/18

overall Valley year list on 147

White Wagtail, Greenland Wheatear not included in Total

Dave Saunders -129 Yellowhammer
Pete Hackett -126 Yellowhammer
John Clarke -120 Mandarin
Matt Hadlington -115 Mandarin
Mike Ixer- 112 Yellowhammer
Hughie King -110 Yellowhammer
Wali Taylor -109 Tawny Owl
Craig Reed -109 Barnacle Goose
Rob Preston-108 Garganey
Mel Jones-108 Rock pipit
Dave Waite- 104 Yellowhammer
Steve Lilly -102 Yellowhammer
Terry Parker -95 Whinchat
Carl Seabode -93 Jack Snipe
Richard Eyers- 83 Pintail
Adrian Kirton -81 Buzzard
Tony Johnson - 81 Pintail

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Forge Mill Cormorant c10, Shoveler c51, Wigeon x4, Goosander c25, Tea lc6, Gadwall c9, Goldeneye x2, Pochard c15, Great Crest x3, Tufted duck c39, Snipe c33, Little Egret on River, Peregrine, Pied Wag x3, Lapwing c24, Common Gull x2,
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Cracking find by Mark Dickinson yesterday. Hoopoe near Tame Valley Canal Hamstead. No sign so far today. Must be around somewhere per Pete Hackett
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Hoopoe (148) new for the year
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Old Sunday 18th November 2018, 13:21   #7865
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For the record We wanted to try and locate it today. Flying around houses yesterday so a bit sensitive. Never settled.

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Old Sunday 18th November 2018, 14:03   #7866
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Our second record following a bird filmed by non birders in their garden in April 1997
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