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Alan & Dawns 2009 List (1 Viewer)

alandawn

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12/04/2009

RSPB Strumpshaw Fen Norfolk

A cold and misty morning, a typical Easter Sunday.Lots of Warblers about and saw our first Swallows of the year.

127. Swallow
128. Sedge Warbler
 

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alandawn

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17/04/2009

RSPB Strumpshaw Fen Norfolk

A lovely sunny day but very windy and chilly.Had our first sighting of a Tree Pipit, Blackcaps and Sedge Warblers were singing there hearts out

129. Tree Pipit
 

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alandawn

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18/04/2009

NWT HICKLING BROAD NORFOLK

A lovely sunny morning but very windy and chilly.Very quite on the reserve today but saw two Cranes and a Red Kite flying over the reserve and several Marsh Harriers displaying.

130. Red Kite
 

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alandawn

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20/04/2009

RSPB Strumpshaw Fen

Lovely sunny afternoon,not a huge amount to see but we had a good sighting of a Hobby and a Ferruginous Duck.Also lots of Butterflies about and a lovely sighting of a Stoat.

131. Hobby
132.Ferruginous Duck
 

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alandawn

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02/05/2009

RSPB Minsmere

A great day at Minsmere mainly warm and sunny.Had some great sightings today including Bittern,Yellow Wagtails,Grey Plovers,Common and Little Terns and Bearded Tits(Reedlings).Also saw a large herd of Red Deer near to Minsmere.

133. Bittern
134. Common Tern
135. Little Tern
136. Grey Plover
137. Yellow Wagtail
 

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alandawn

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03/05/2009

RSPB Lakenheath Fen

A good morning at Lakenheath but very windy.Heard the Cuckoo but did'nt see it or see the Golden Oriole.Had lovely sighting of a Greylag with young and several sightings of Whitethroat

138. Swift
139. Whitethroat
140. Grasshopper Warbler
141. Lesser Whitethroat
 

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alandawn

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11/05/2009

In the Village

On the way home from work about 30 House Martins. Pictures of Blue Tits in our Garden

142. House Martin
 

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alandawn

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16/05/2009

Westleton Heath Suffolk

A damp and early start to the day but it soon cleared and we even saw a glimpse of the sun.Had some good sightings of Woodlarks and a Nightjar.Also saw a Stoat chasing a Blackbird.

143. Linnet
144. Nightjar
145. Woodlark
 

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alandawn

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18/05/2009

RSPB Minsmere Suffolk

A very windy morning with a few heavy showers. Had a really good sighting of a Great Spotted Woodpecker in the woods near the Bittern Hide, he was there for ages. Also had a nice sighting of 4 Red Deer and later a Muntjac.

146. Artic Tern
147. Temmincks Stint
 

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alandawn

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26/05/2009

RSPB Minsmere Suffolk + surrounding area

A very wet day spent in suffolk, pictures below are from our garden yesterday

148, Little Gull
149. Curlew Sandpiper
 

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alandawn

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30/05/2009

RSPB Minsmere

A great visit today,weather warm and sunny but very windy.Had some good sightings of a Kingfisher,Sandwich Tern and two Common Rosefinches.

150. Common Rosefinch
151. Green Sandpiper
152. Sandwich Tern
153. Yellow-legged Gull
 

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alandawn

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31/05/2009

RSPB Lakenheath Fen Suffolk


A lovely day very warm and sunny.Had a good visit today, Many thanks to the person you let us view the Golden Oriole through their scope.


154. Golden Oriole
155. Reed Warbler
156. Spotted Flycatcher
 

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alandawn

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12/06/2009

North Norfolk Coast

A Fantastic 4 days spent on the north Norfolk Coast including Elton John Concert on Sunday

157. Knot
158. Red Crested Pochard
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alandawn

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28/06/2009

RSPB Minsmere Suffolk

Another good day at Minsmere, Finally seeing the Roseate Tern after 3 attempts

160, Roseate Tern
 

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alandawn

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13/07/2009

RSPB Minsmere

Our first day birding for 2 weeks so off to RSPB Minsmere, and another good day, lovely and sunny although wind was strong on beach


161. Greenshank
162, Whinchat
 

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alandawn

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25/07/2009

RSPB Titchwell, Choseley Barns and Sculthorpe Moor Norfolk

A very sunny day visited new hide at Titchwell that opened today, Had some new sightings for this year including Spoonbill,Whimbrel and Corn Bunting so a good day's Birding.

163. Spoonbill
164. Whimbrel
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alandawn

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09/08/2009

RSPB Minsmere

Warm and sunny but very quite on the Bird front. Went to see the Great White Egret but no luck

166. Little Stint
 

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alandawn

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22/08/2009

Millers Dale, Peak District, Derbyshire

A Fantastic weeks Holiday in the peak district, Weather was not that bad, scenery was great, saw Dipper on first evening a lifer for us

167. Dipper
 

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alandawn

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23/08/2009

Millers Dale, Peak District, Derbyshire

Another lifer for us came on to the feeder on a daily basis at our holiday cottage

168. Nuthatch
 

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alandawn

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27/08/2009

Peak District, Derbyshire

Another 2 to add from our recent week in the peak district, Redstart was seen in Millers Dale Quarry, and the Red Grouse was in the Goyt Valley

169, Redstart
170, Red Grouse
 

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