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Old Saturday 6th July 2019, 12:17   #8526
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Green Sandpiper on Islands Forge Mill
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Old Saturday 6th July 2019, 12:22   #8527
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today's Green Sandpiper is our 13th wader species of the year

Oystercatcher
Little Ringed Plover
Ringed Plover
Golden Plover
Lapwing
Dunlin
Jack Snipe
Snipe
Woodcock
Redshank
Curlew
Green Sandpiper
Common Sandpiper

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Old Saturday 6th July 2019, 12:24   #8528
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https://www.expressandstar.com/news/...-country-park/

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Old Saturday 6th July 2019, 12:58   #8529
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LRP X 5 all adult on islands

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Sandwell Valley Glossy Ibis just circled Forge Mill and drifted off South/ East (19:55)

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Valley year list on:- 134
Latest:- Glossy Ibis

White Wagtail not counted

Dave Saunders - 123 Glossy Ibis
Matt Hadlington -120 Hobby
John Clarke -112 Tawny Owl
Mike Ixer -108 Tawny Owl
Hughie King - 107 Tawny Owl
Tim Hextell -102 Greylag
Terry Parker -102 Tawny Owl
Steve Lilly -102 Tawny Owl
Dave Waite -101 Tawny Owl
Wali Taylor - 101 Treecrepper
Richard Baker - 99 Tawny Owl
Carl Seabode -83 Garden Warbler
Rob Preston -74 Tawny Owl
Richard Eyres -62 Willow Warbler
Adrian Kirton- 58 Willow Tit
Paul Aggett - 50 Green Sandpiper
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Old Sunday 7th July 2019, 16:37   #8532
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Fudge Tufty Hybrid by Wali Taylor
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Little Egret on island in front of hide.
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Old Monday 8th July 2019, 10:57   #8534
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2 Skylark over meadow Swan Pool, 2 Oycs on ice house 2 Pochard on Lake little Egret still in front of hide.per Richard Baker
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Old Monday 8th July 2019, 13:12   #8535
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At sheepwash common tern and legret per Mark Sheppard

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Old Monday 8th July 2019, 13:49   #8536
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League Table 8/07/19
Richard adds Skylark his list.

01. Pete Hackett 213 Caspian Gull
02. Dave Saunders 210 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 180 Little Gull
08. Dave Jackson 177 Arctic Tern
09. Dave Waite 176 Red Crested Pochard
10. John Clarke 175 Caspian Gull
11. Terry Parker 175 White Stork
12. Simon Edwards 172 Ruff
13. Steve Lilly 165 Red Crested Pochard
14. Pete Carless 159 Black Redstart
15. Tracy Saunders 158 Tawny Owl
16. Mike Ixer 156 Arctic Tern
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. Wali Taylor 125 Treecreeper
22. Carl seabode 124 Shelduck
23. Andy Thomas 123 Arctic Tern
24. Richard Davis 121 Red Legged Partridge
25. Jason Davis 121 Wood Sandpiper
26. Matt Gibbs 112 Green Sandpiper
27. Richard Baker 110 Skylark
28. Kev Wardlaw 108 Dunlin
29. Neil Gadsby 95 Yellow Wagtail

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Local interest 4 common tern at Sheepwash includes 1 juv per.Mark Sheppard

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Common Sandpiper on island
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Oystercatcher x3, Barnacles x10, Pochard x5 and Fudge hybrid on Forge Mill
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Little Ringed Plover x2
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Old Saturday 13th July 2019, 14:36   #8541
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Little Egret on bund per Wali Taylor
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Old Saturday 13th July 2019, 20:19   #8542
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Valley year list on:- 134
Latest:- Glossy Ibis

White Wagtail not counted

Dave Saunders - 123 Glossy Ibis
Matt Hadlington -120 Hobby
John Clarke -112 Tawny Owl
Mike Ixer -108 Tawny Owl
Hughie King - 107 Tawny Owl
Tim Hextell -102 Greylag
Terry Parker -102 Tawny Owl
Steve Lilly -102 Tawny Owl
Dave Waite -101 Tawny Owl
Wali Taylor - 101 Treecrepper
Richard Baker - 100 Skylark
Carl Seabode -83 Garden Warbler
Rob Preston -74 Tawny Owl
Paul Aggett- 73 Green Sandpiper
Richard Eyres -62 Willow Warbler
Adrian Kirton- 58 Willow Tit

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Common Sandpiper by Wali Taylor
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Snipe feeding in channel in front of hide. First returning bird
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In the Valley Snipe normally start returning in July but June birds are not unusual. Before the R.S.P.B where in the Valley Snipe bred in the Marsh annually (per A. Bowater). The last confirmed breeding was back in 1987 with two very young birds being seen. Birds have been seen in the Marsh in all months.

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Forge Mill from slipway Barnacles x8 (3 birds with metal rings) couldn't read them, Oystercatchers x2 North Island and 4 male Pochard

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GW Egret on FML now per Dave Blyth

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League Table 20/07/19
Pete Hackett and Hughie add Great White Egret their lists

01. Pete Hackett 214 Great White Egret
02. Dave Saunders 210 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 181 Great White Egret
08. Dave Jackson 177 Arctic Tern
09. Dave Waite 176 Red Crested Pochard
10. John Clarke 175 Caspian Gull
11. Terry Parker 175 White Stork
12. Simon Edwards 172 Ruff
13. Steve Lilly 165 Red Crested Pochard
14. Pete Carless 159 Black Redstart
15. Tracy Saunders 158 Tawny Owl
16. Mike Ixer 156 Arctic Tern
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. Wali Taylor 125 Treecreeper
22. Carl seabode 124 Shelduck
23. Andy Thomas 123 Arctic Tern
24. Richard Davis 121 Red Legged Partridge
25. Jason Davis 121 Wood Sandpiper
26. Matt Gibbs 112 Green Sandpiper
27. Richard Baker 110 Skylark
28. Kev Wardlaw 108 Dunlin
29. Neil Gadsby 95 Yellow Wagtail

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Valley year list on:- 134
Latest:- Glossy Ibis

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Dave Saunders - 123 Glossy Ibis
Matt Hadlington -120 Hobby
John Clarke -112 Tawny Owl
Mike Ixer -108 Tawny Owl
Hughie King - 108 Great White Egret
Tim Hextell -102 Greylag
Terry Parker -102 Tawny Owl
Steve Lilly -102 Tawny Owl
Dave Waite -101 Tawny Owl
Wali Taylor - 101 Treecrepper
Richard Baker - 100 Skylark
Carl Seabode -83 Garden Warbler
Rob Preston -74 Tawny Owl
Paul Aggett- 73 Green Sandpiper
Richard Eyres -62 Willow Warbler
Adrian Kirton- 58 Willow Tit

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Great White Egret roosted in trees by slipway
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