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Colonel Boris' 2006 list (1 Viewer)

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Dartford warbler
Whitethroat
Blackcap
Willow warbler
Chiffchaff
Cetti's warbler
Goldcrest
Sedge warbler
Reed warbler

Stonechat
Robin
Mistle thrush
Song thrush
Blackbird
Redwing
Fieldfare
Nightingale

Wood pigeon
Stock dove
Collared dove

Sparrowhawk
Kestrel
Common buzzard
Red kite
Marsh harrier

Chaffinch
Greenfinch
Goldfinch
Siskin
Brambling
Common redpoll
Bullfinch
Linnet

Mallard
Pintail
Tufted duck
Mandarin duck
Pochard
Goldeneye
Ruddy duck + white headed duck hybrid
Shelduck
Gadwall
Common teal
Shovellor
Wigeon

Great crested grebe
Little grebe

Herring gull
Lesser black-backed gull
Black headed gull

Cormorant

Grey heron
Little egret

Common tern
Black tern
Sandwich tern

Water rail
Moorhen
Coot

Mute swan

Canada goose
Greylag goose
Egyptian goose
Brent goose

Reed bunting
Yellowhammer

Kingfisher

Treecreeper

Pied wagtail
Grey wagtail
Meadow pipit
Water pipit
Tree pipit

Cuckoo

Little ringed plover
Redshank
Lapwing
Curlew
Black-tailed godwit
Dunlin
Oystercatcher

Great tit
Blue tit
Coal tit
Marsh tit
Long-tailed tit

Bearded reedling

House sparrow

Swift
Barn swallow
House martin
Sand martin

Nuthatch

Carrion crow
Jackdaw
Rook
Magpie
Jay

Starling

Lesser woodpecker
Great spotted woodpecker
Green woodpecker

Skylark

Common pheasant
Red-legged partridge

Rose-ringed parakeet

Dunnock

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111. Barnacle goose (probably feral, but I have no shame). Caversham Bridge, Reading.
 

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112: Hobby, Moor Green Lakes, Berks. It seemed to be having fun buzzing the lapwings and dining on some of the vast number of dragonflies present. Spotted both times by my brother, who seems to have 'raptor sense'.
 

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113 Woodlark: flock of ~25, Yateley Common South, 05/09/2006
114 Redstart: Just the one, same place as above.
 

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115 Whinchat, Yateley Common South, while looking for the county recorder and some woodlarks. One male, one female, good views as they were in a dead tree ~ 40 m to the side of the path.
 

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116 Green sandpiper, Hanningfield Res., 17/09/06

And 116.5 (not a real tick...) White wagtail in the same place
 

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Whew - good week.
118 Grey plover (~30-odd in winter plumage) at Pagham Harbour, 25/09/06
119 Mediterranean gull, Selsey Bill, 25/09/06 (lifer!): Photo 1

120 Wheatear, Selsey West Beach, 26/09/06: Photo 2
121 Turnstone (winter plumage), Selsey Bill (about 40 - see photo 3 for some of them), 26/09/06

122 Razorbill (winter plumage), Selsey Bill, 28/09/06 (lifer!): Photo 4
123 Great black-backed gull, two adult, one 3rd winter, Selsey Bill, 28/09/06: Photo 5

Not too shabby...

Edit reversed the photo numbers...
 

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124: Common gull, Lodmoor RSPB 18/10/2006. At a distance, but a nice view with beak and legs showing very nicely.
 
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126: Ringed plover, Ryde, IOW, 01/11/2006.
127: Bar-tailed godwit, same place.
128: Sanderling, same place.
 

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130: Red-brested merganser, River Exe, Topsham, 03/12/2006.

I don't think we'll count the falcated duck just yet.... ;)
 

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