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Old Saturday 27th April 2019, 18:21   #8401
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Old Saturday 27th April 2019, 20:15   #8403
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League Table 27/04/19

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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 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 157 Red Legged partridge
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. Carl seabode 124 Shelduck
22. Wali Taylor 122 Arctic Tern
23. Andy Thomas 122 Spotted Flycatcher
24. Richard Davis 121 Red Legged Partridge
25. Jason Davis 121 Wood Sandpiper
26. Matt Gibbs 112 Green Sandpiper
27. Richard Baker 107 Raven
28. Kev Wardlaw 105 Pheasant
29. Neil Gadsby 94 Common Sandpiper

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Old Saturday 27th April 2019, 20:24   #8404
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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 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 157 Red Legged partridge
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. Carl seabode 124 Shelduck
22. Wali Taylor 122 Arctic Tern
23. Andy Thomas 122 Spotted Flycatcher
24. Richard Davis 121 Red Legged Partridge
25. Jason Davis 121 Wood Sandpiper
26. Matt Gibbs 112 Green Sandpiper
27. Richard Baker 107 Raven
28. Kev Wardlaw 105 Pheasant
29. Neil Gadsby 94 Common Sandpiper

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Old Saturday 27th April 2019, 21:21   #8405
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Latest:- Arctic Tern

White Wagtail not counted

Matt Hadlington -116 Arctic Tern
Dave Saunders - 113 Arctic Tern
Mike Ixer -104 Arctic Tern
John Clarke - 100 Arctic Tern
Hughie King -98 Arctic Tern
Tim Hextell - 97 Arctic Tern
Steve Lilly - 96 Arctic Tern
Wali Taylor -93 Arctic Tern
Richard Baker - 92 Whitethroat
Dave Waite 91 Yellow wagtail
Carl Seabode -75 Blackcap
Terry Parker -72 White Stork
Rob Preston -63 Arctic Tern
Richard Eyres -62 Willow Warbler
Adrian Kirton- 58 Willow Tit
Paul Aggett - 49 Water
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Old Sunday 28th April 2019, 06:41   #8406
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Arctic Terns still present
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Old Sunday 28th April 2019, 10:13   #8407
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Old Sunday 28th April 2019, 12:02   #8408
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Common tern in front of hide 4 oystercatcher 4 chicks king fisher 4 goosander 3 little ring plovers 2 greylag 100 plus sandmartin & house market common sandpiper per Eric
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Old Sunday 28th April 2019, 12:52   #8409
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Old Monday 29th April 2019, 19:39   #8410
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This Saturday coming will be the All Dayer in the Valley all welcome to participate
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Old Tuesday 30th April 2019, 16:36   #8411
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Old Tuesday 30th April 2019, 19:32   #8412
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April

The month gave us 102 species 20 being new for the year. new birds being :- House Martin max 40+, Yellow Wagtail max 4, Common Sandpiper max 2, Barnacle Geese x10, Whitethroat Max 20+, Redstart 3 different birds, Sedge Warbler several, Ring Ouzel male for 3 Days in the Maize Field and a female in Browns, Grasshopper Warbler x2 different birds, Lesser Whitethroat several, White Stork our 4th record, Reed Warbler several, Cuckoo over Salters, Garden Warbler several, Tree Pipit x2,an early Spotted Flycatcher ,swift, Arctic Tern x2, Common Tern and Whinchat.
Other birds of note Curlew, Red Kite, Yellow Legged Gull, Redwing x8, Fieldfare x9, Snipe x3, Little Ringed Plover x5, Little Egret x3, Wheatear upto 10 birds, Shelduck x3, Pochard, Goosander, Water Rail, Oystercatcher max 6 and 4 young hatched on the 23rd and several White wagtails.
Best counts being Lesser Black Backed Gull x80+, Black Headed Gull x30+ Blackcap 20+,Sand Martin x16, Linnet x15+, Shoveler c11 and Teal c8.

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Old Wednesday 1st May 2019, 07:32   #8413
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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 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 157 Red Legged partridge
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. Carl seabode 124 Shelduck
22. Wali Taylor 122 Arctic Tern
23. Andy Thomas 122 Spotted Flycatcher
24. Richard Davis 121 Red Legged Partridge
25. Jason Davis 121 Wood Sandpiper
26. Matt Gibbs 112 Green Sandpiper
27. Richard Baker 108 Yellow Wagtail
28. Kev Wardlaw 106 Linnet
29. Neil Gadsby 94 Common Sandpiper

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Old Wednesday 1st May 2019, 07:45   #8414
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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 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 157 Red Legged partridge
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. Carl seabode 124 Shelduck
22. Andy Thomas 123 Arctic Tern
23. Wali Taylor 122 Arctic Tern
24. Richard Davis 121 Red Legged Partridge
25. Jason Davis 121 Wood Sandpiper
26. Matt Gibbs 112 Green Sandpiper
27. Richard Baker 108 Yellow Wagtail
28. Kev Wardlaw 106 Linnet
29. Neil Gadsby 94 Common Sandpiper

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Com Sand, 3 Oystercatcher, Swift, Garden Warbler, 3 Willow Warbler, 4 Whitethroat, 2 Grey Wagtail Swan Pool per Rob Preston.
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Latest:- Whinchat

White Wagtail not counted

Dave Saunders - 119 Reed Warbler
Matt Hadlington -117 Swift
Mike Ixer -106 Swift
Hughie King - 101 Swift
John Clarke - 100 Arctic Tern
Tim Hextell - 100 Swift
Steve Lilly - 97 Sedge Warbler
Dave Waite -97 Kestrel
Richard Baker - 95 Reed Warbler
Wali Taylor -95 Sedge Warbler
Terry Parker 82 Whinchat
Carl Seabode -75 Blackcap
Rob Preston -71 Swift
Richard Eyres -62 Willow Warbler
Adrian Kirton- 58 Willow Tit
Paul Aggett - 49 Water Rail
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