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Old Friday 1st June 2018, 09:39   #7276
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Birds not seen so far this year but still possible in June

Black-necked Grebe
Garganey
Mandarin
Goshawk
Avocet
Sanderling
Greenshank
Green Sandpiper
Little Owl
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker


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Old Saturday 2nd June 2018, 07:04   #7277
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Quick look on the reserve, only things of note were 3 LRP and male Pochard. Oystercatcher still have 2 young but difficult to view in the long vegetation per Matt Hadlington
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Old Saturday 2nd June 2018, 09:10   #7278
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Old Saturday 2nd June 2018, 12:05   #7279
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5x LRP, 4x Oyc plus 2 chicks, 2x GC Grebe plus 4 chicks per Carl seabode
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Old Saturday 2nd June 2018, 15:56   #7280
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Year lists as of 2/6/18

overall Valley year list on 132.

White Wagtail, Greenland Wheatear not included in totals

Dave Saunders -117 Barnacle Geese
Pete Hackett -109 Kingfisher
John Clarke -106 Barnacle Geese
Rob Preston - 105 Spotted Flycatcher
Matt Hadlington -104 Redstart
Mel Jones -104 Spotted Flycatcher
Mike Ixer -103 Sedge Warbler
Craig Reed -98 Common Sandpiper
Wali Taylor - 96 Barnacle Geese
Hughie King -95 Garden Warbler
Terry Parker -92 Reed Warbler
Dave Waite -92 Great Spotted Woodpecker
Carl Seabode -88 Sedge Warbler
Steve Lilly -86 Peregrine
Adrian Kirton -81 Buzzard
Tony Johnson -74 Lesser Whitethroat
Richard Eyres -74 Lesser Whitethroat
Pete Carless -65 Common Gull

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Old Sunday 3rd June 2018, 10:09   #7281
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Although we have this sign in place many Dog owners still ignore and let's dog's run riot
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Old Tuesday 5th June 2018, 12:11   #7282
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Swan Pool : 2 Sedge Warbler, 4 Reed Warbler, Willow Warbler, 10+ Blackcap, 5 Chiffchaff, 4 GC Grebe, 2 House Mart, 12 Swift , 2 Skylark per Rob Preston
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Old Tuesday 5th June 2018, 12:11   #7283
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No sign any Lapwing FM Farm. Loads trees being cut down along Forge Lane. Kestrel, 2 Buzzards, Sedge Warbler Brown's. What's going on with all this vandalism in the valley per Rob Preston.
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Old Tuesday 5th June 2018, 12:12   #7284
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Grey Wagtail, King fisher, 2 Gadwall along river per Angela
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Old Wednesday 6th June 2018, 09:05   #7285
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Female Goosander, 6 Oystercatcher, 2+ Lrp, 14 Lapwing, Linnet per Rspb
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Old Wednesday 6th June 2018, 11:57   #7286
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Great Crested Grebe's by Paul Aggett
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Old Saturday 9th June 2018, 09:28   #7287
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Minimum of 39 young herons ready to fledge from Ice House.per Mike Ixer
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Old Saturday 9th June 2018, 17:50   #7288
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Year lists as of 9/6/18

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White Wagtail, Greenland Wheatear not included in totals

Dave Saunders -117 Barnacle Geese
Pete Hackett -109 Kingfisher
John Clarke -106 Barnacle Geese
Rob Preston - 105 Spotted Flycatcher
Matt Hadlington -104 Redstart
Mel Jones -104 Spotted Flycatcher
Mike Ixer -103 Sedge Warbler
Craig Reed -98 Common Sandpiper
Wali Taylor - 96 Barnacle Geese
Hughie King -95 Garden Warbler
Terry Parker -92 Reed Warbler
Dave Waite -92 Great Spotted Woodpecker
Carl Seabode -88 Sedge Warbler
Steve Lilly -86 Peregrine
Adrian Kirton -81 Buzzard
Tony Johnson -74 Lesser Whitethroat
Richard Eyres -74 Lesser Whitethroat
Pete Carless -65 Common Gull

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Old Sunday 10th June 2018, 14:28   #7289
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Reserve : Goosander female, 2 drake Shoveler, Teal, 3+ Lrp, 4 Oystercatcher, Kestrel, Collared Dove, Garden Warbler per RSPB
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Old Wednesday 13th June 2018, 10:12   #7290
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Great Crested Grebe with the last remaining young out of four by Wali Taylor
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Old Wednesday 13th June 2018, 15:56   #7291
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Lapwing still sitting on Raft and Little Egret reported earlier today per Pete Hackett

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Old Wednesday 13th June 2018, 16:16   #7292
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7 Gadwall, 2 drake Shoveler, 2 Teal, couple Moorhen broods, Lesser Whitethroat, Garden Warbler, Willow Warbler, 6 Reed Warbler, several Blackcap, 2 Chiffchaff, 40+ LBB Gulls , stacks Parakeets. The Crassula has well and truly put paid to Marsh.per Pete Hackett
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Old Yesterday, 19:06   #7293
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Year lists as of 16/6/18

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White Wagtail, Greenland Wheatear not included in totals

Dave Saunders -117 Barnacle Geese
Pete Hackett -109 Kingfisher
John Clarke -106 Barnacle Geese
Rob Preston - 105 Spotted Flycatcher
Matt Hadlington -104 Redstart
Mel Jones -104 Spotted Flycatcher
Mike Ixer -103 Sedge Warbler
Craig Reed -98 Common Sandpiper
Wali Taylor - 96 Barnacle Geese
Hughie King -95 Garden Warbler
Terry Parker -92 Reed Warbler
Dave Waite -92 Great Spotted Woodpecker
Carl Seabode -88 Sedge Warbler
Steve Lilly -86 Peregrine
Adrian Kirton -81 Buzzard
Tony Johnson -74 Lesser Whitethroat
Richard Eyres -74 Lesser Whitethroat
Pete Carless -65 Common Gull
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Forge Mill Common sand, 2 lrp, 3 drake pochard and 2 greylag on FM.per Mike Ixer
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Birds around Swan pool Sandwell this p.m. lesser whitethroat singing 3 reed bunting singing 3 reed warblers and 45 gulls including 7 herring and 1 bhgull
Per Dave Waite
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