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Old Monday 10th September 2018, 12:46   #326
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Old Monday 10th September 2018, 22:41   #327
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I almost get a swallow type feel... Sand Martin?
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Old Monday 10th September 2018, 23:25   #328
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Old Sunday 18th November 2018, 12:49   #329
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Old Sunday 18th November 2018, 13:17   #330
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None of the above!

Does not look very much like the bird! Wings look much longer than I would expect!
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Old Wednesday 21st November 2018, 21:54   #331
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Old Thursday 22nd November 2018, 17:00   #332
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Old Thursday 22nd November 2018, 21:07   #333
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Nope and nope - I wish it was a short eared owl!
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Old Friday 23rd November 2018, 12:25   #334
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Old Sunday 25th November 2018, 10:11   #335
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Old Sunday 25th November 2018, 10:33   #336
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Old Tuesday 27th November 2018, 23:45   #337
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Old Monday 11th February 2019, 19:51   #338
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Taken today in North West England....
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Old Monday 11th February 2019, 20:03   #339
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Old Monday 11th February 2019, 20:13   #340
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I was going to say the same.
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Old Monday 11th February 2019, 21:32   #342
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Neither of those. I could add that it was photographed in a habitat typical for the species.
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Damn. I just tried Andy's method of going for the rarity in the area.
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Old Monday 11th February 2019, 21:49   #344
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Does look like a sewage settling bed sprinkler system ( typical habitat ? ) but surely too brown, so Meadow Pipit for me.

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So close!
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I'll let Rafael do the honours then.
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Darn, too late, Jos got it!
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Water it is, at Neston Sewage Farm. A slightly less terrible pic attached. It remained distant.
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