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Old Tuesday 12th February 2019, 11:06   #8176
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Little Egret, Shelduck, Oystercatcher X3, Water Rail and Common Gull from the Hide
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Old Tuesday 12th February 2019, 21:33   #8177
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Pair of Raven around Park Farm most of this morning per Matt Hadligton
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Old Wednesday 13th February 2019, 14:51   #8178
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Shelduck still present for her 28th Day
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Old Wednesday 13th February 2019, 18:25   #8179
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Last night a Tawny Owl was heard near the Golf course per Dave Blyth
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Old Thursday 14th February 2019, 13:37   #8180
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Caspian Gull, Common Gull x2, Oystercatcher x4, Goosander x33, Shoveler c 40+, Pintail pair, Shelduck, Buzzard c7, Grey wagtail, Water Rail, Little Grebe c17 and Lapwing c36
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Old Thursday 14th February 2019, 13:38   #8181
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Also Snipe c36 and Goldeneye X3
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Old Thursday 14th February 2019, 14:34   #8182
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Jack Snipe from the hide
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Old Thursday 14th February 2019, 14:47   #8183
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League Table 14/02/19
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01. Pete Hackett 213 Caspian Gull
02. Dave Saunders 211 Caspian Gull
03. Tim Hextell 204 Caspian Gull
04. Matt Hadlington 196 Caspian Gull
05. Mel Jones 188 Caspian Gull
06. Pete Forbes 185 Yellow Legged Gull
07. Hughie King 179 Caspian Gull
08. Dave Waite 176 Red Crested Pochard
09. John Clarke 175 Caspian Gull
10. Dave Jackson 175 Caspian Gull
11. Simon Edwards 172 Ruff
12. Terry Parker 172 Caspian Gull
13. Steve Lilly 165 Red Crested Pochard
14. Pete Carless 159 Black Redstart
15. Tracy Saunders 157 Red Legged partridge
16. Mike Ixer 154 Great White Egret
17. Steve Roper 147 Red Crested Pochard
18. Craig Reed 136 Shelduck
19. Richard Eyres 134 Caspian Gull
20. Bob Slater 125 Great Northern Diver
21. Carl seabode 124 Shelduck
22. Andy Thomas 121 Mandarin
23. Richard Davis 121 Red Legged Partridge
24. Wali Taylor 117 Red Crested Pochard
25. Matt Gibbs 112 Green Sandpiper
26. Jason Davis 112 Wood Sandpiper
27. Kev Wardlaw 101 Red Legged Partridge
28. Richard Baker 99 Red legged Partridge
29. Neil Gadsby 88 Water Rail

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Old Thursday 14th February 2019, 15:22   #8184
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Linnet x29 Salters lane near Motorway
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Old Saturday 16th February 2019, 08:47   #8185
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Common Snipe x60 and Jack Snipe x4
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Old Saturday 16th February 2019, 09:23   #8186
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Caspian and Shelduck still present on Forge mill per Mike Ixer
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Pair of Shelduck now on Forge mill
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Linnets c36 Salters Lane
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Old Saturday 16th February 2019, 19:55   #8189
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Golden Pheasant calling somewhere bottom of Dartmouth Golf Course / M5 boundary down from Sot’s Hole per Matt Hadligton
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Old Saturday 16th February 2019, 20:03   #8190
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Valley year list on:- 89
Latest:- Chiffchaff


Dave Saunders- 87 Kingfisher
Matt Hadlington - 85 Linnet
John Clarke -82 Linnet
Mike Ixer - 79 Raven
Tim Hextell -75 Linnet
Hughie King - 75 Little Egret
Richard Baker -71 Goldcrest
Dave Waite -68 Little Egret
Wali Taylor -68 Jack Snipe
Steve Lilly -65 Fieldfare
Carl Seabode -62 Peregrine
Adrian Kirton- 58 Willow Tit
Terry Parker - 56 Oystercatcher
Paul Aggett - 49 Water Rail
Richard Eyers - 48 Caspian Gull
Rob Preston - 38 Little Egret

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4 goldeneye Swan Pool. 1m 3f
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Pair of Stonechat in field by Swan Pool
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Old Monday 18th February 2019, 11:21   #8193
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Little Egret in front of the bandstand Forge Mill and Little Egret per Neal Gadsby
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Old Monday 18th February 2019, 11:22   #8194
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Kittiwake just flew low over junction one into the Valley can't check lakes on my way to work
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Old Monday 18th February 2019, 20:05   #8195
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Any reason why the Hide may not be open tomorrow?
Which day is 'work party' day at Sandwell?

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Old Monday 18th February 2019, 21:39   #8196
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I don't think they have a set work party day so I'd imagine the hide will be open if they have a vol to do it
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Old Monday 18th February 2019, 22:42   #8197
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League Table 18/02/19
Neil adds Goldcrest to his Valley list and Richard Baker adds Fieldfare and Stonechat to his

01. Pete Hackett 213 Caspian Gull
02. Dave Saunders 211 Caspian Gull
03. Tim Hextell 204 Caspian Gull
04. Matt Hadlington 196 Caspian Gull
05. Mel Jones 188 Caspian Gull
06. Pete Forbes 185 Yellow Legged Gull
07. Hughie King 179 Caspian Gull
08. Dave Waite 176 Red Crested Pochard
09. John Clarke 175 Caspian Gull
10. Dave Jackson 175 Caspian Gull
11. Simon Edwards 172 Ruff
12. Terry Parker 172 Caspian Gull
13. Steve Lilly 165 Red Crested Pochard
14. Pete Carless 159 Black Redstart
15. Tracy Saunders 157 Red Legged partridge
16. Mike Ixer 154 Great White Egret
17. Steve Roper 147 Red Crested Pochard
18. Craig Reed 136 Shelduck
19. Richard Eyres 134 Caspian Gull
20. Bob Slater 125 Great Northern Diver
21. Carl seabode 124 Shelduck
22. Andy Thomas 121 Mandarin
23. Richard Davis 121 Red Legged Partridge
24. Wali Taylor 117 Red Crested Pochard
25. Matt Gibbs 112 Green Sandpiper
26. Jason Davis 112 Wood Sandpiper
27. Kev Wardlaw 101 Red Legged Partridge
28. Richard Baker 101 Stonechat
29. Neil Gadsby 89 Goldcrest

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Old Tuesday 19th February 2019, 08:57   #8198
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Negative news on the Stonechat
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Stonechat by Richard Baker
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Caspian just showed in front of the Hide. Shelduck here 3 Oystercatcher c30 Lapwing. c15 snipe per Neil Gadsby
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