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Flint Point, Shotton & Chester (1 Viewer)

Peugeot

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01/01/2016

Tufted Duck 57
Great Crested Grebe
Grey Heron 2
Little Grebe
Teal 10
Gadwall 16
Wigeon
Kingfisher
Mistle Thrush 2
 

Peugeot

Well-known member
Shotton Steelworks

07/01/16

The first returning Goldeneye were noted today, along with a male Shoveler, whilst 60 Fieldfare also moved through.

Tufted Duck 71
Great Crested Grebe 3
Gadwall 6
Goldeneye 3
 

Peugeot

Well-known member
Shotton Steelworks

08/01/16

Goldeneye number's increased to 4 birds, and the first Kingfisher of the year was also noted, with 3 Bullfinch feeding in the bushes around the pools.

Kingfisher
Tufted Duck 54
Great Crested Grebe 3
Goldeneye 4
Gadwall 9
Bullfinch 3
 

Peugeot

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Shotton Steelworks

12/01/16

Very quiet on the pools today,.......but 2 Kestrel, and a Buzzard, were noted perching on posts, and an overwintering Chiffchaff was also heard.

Tufted Duck 41
Little Grebe
Teal 4
Gadwall 3
Goldeneye 4
 

Peugeot

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Shotton Steelworks

13/01/16

A Green Sandpiper was noted feeding on a shallow pool, whilst the first Cetti's Warbler of the year was also heard, along with the overwintering Chiffchaff, and 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker were seen in the wooded areas.

Tufted Duck 40
Little Grebe 3
Green Sandpiper
Cetti's Warbler
Goldeneye 3
Chiffchaff
Great Spotted Woodpecker 2
Buzzard
Kestrel
 

Peugeot

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Shotton Steelworks

18/01/16

The first Goldcrest of the year were noted along the riverbank, whilst a flock of 28 Pink Foots were seen flying over, and a Sparrowhawk passed through.

A 'possible' Siberian Chiffchaff was also noted.

Tufted Duck 47
Coot 5
Little Grebe 3
Goldcrest 2
Pink Footed Goose 28
Sparrowhawk
Kestrel 2
Bullfinch 3
Gadwall 2
Teal 12
Great Crested Grebe
Goldeneye 2
 

Peugeot

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Shotton Steelworks

23/01/16

A high number of Tufted Duck on the pools today, the first Meadow Pipit, Pied Wagtail, Grey Wagtail, Lesser Redpoll, and Reed Bunting of the year were noted, whilst Goldeneye number's increased to 5 birds.

A Cetti's Warbler was heard singing from the reedbeds, where a Water Rail was also heard 'squealing'.

Little Grebe 3
Tufted Duck 104
Sparrowhawk
Gadwall 2
Meadow Pipit 3
Peregrine Falcon
Bullfinch 2
Reed Bunting
Grey Wagtail
Teal 10
Goldeneye 5
Great Crested Grebe
Cetti's Warbler
Lesser Redpoll
Water Rail
Shoveler 3
 

Peugeot

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Shotton Steelworks

30/01/16

The first Snipe of the year were noted, and a Siskin was heard flying over, whilst a male Pintail was seen feeding on the river.

Tufted Duck 64
Little Grebe 3
Shoveler
Reed Bunting
Snipe 4
Siskin
Teal 20
Pintail
Goldeneye 5
Gadwall 9
Sparrowhawk
 

Peugeot

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Shotton Steelworks

03/02/16

A Barnacle Goose was on the river, with a Greenshank also seen there.

A Collared Dove passed through ( unusual here ).

Tufted Duck 49
Meadow Pipit
Collared Dove
Great Crested Grebe 2
Teal 18
Barnacle Goose
Greenshank
Little Grebe 3
Goldeneye 3
Raven 2
Sparrowhawk
Kestrel
 

Peugeot

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Shotton Steelworks

04/02/16

A Cetti's Warbler was heard in the reedbeds, and a Siskin was seen feeding in the wooded area.

Tufted Duck 49
Little Grebe 2
Great Crested Grebe 3
Goldeneye 2
Cetti's warbler
Gadwall 2
Reed Bunting
Siskin
 

Peugeot

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Shotton Steelworks

05/02/16

A 'probable' Willlow Tit was noted feeding around the damp wooded area, where 14 Siskin, and 2 Lesser Redpoll were also seen.

A small party of Brambling passed through, and a Cetti's Warbler was heard.

Goldeneye number's increased to 6 birds, and 2 Kingfisher were also noted, whilst the Greenshank, was joined by a Spotted Redshank along the riverbank.


Willow Tit ( Probable )
Siskin 14
Lesser Redpoll 2
Brambling 4
Tufted Duck 53
Reed Bunting
Little Grebe 2
Greenshank
Spotted Redshank
Teal 8
Great Crested Grebe
Cetti's Warbler
Gadwall 10
Goldeneye 6
Kingfisher 2
 

Peugeot

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Shotton Steelworks

07/02/16

A Water Rail, and Cett's Warbler were heard, and a Kingfisher perched low down in the reeds by the pools......3 Redwing passed through.

The Greenshank remained on the river, where 300 Dunlin were also seen roosting.

Reed Bunting
Tufted Duck 56
Little Grebe 4
Kestrel 2
Redwing 3
Greenshank
Kingfisher
Teal 4
Water Rail
Gadwall 18
Goldeneye 3
Snipe
Cett's Warbler
Dunlin 300
 

Peugeot

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Shotton Steelworks

11/02/16

A small party of Lesser Redpoll and Siskin, were feeding in the wooded area, along with the first Coal Tit of the year, and Reed Bunting number's have now increased to 3 birds, a Water Rail was also heard, and a Wigeon 'dropped in'.

Little Grebe 4
Tufted Duck 39
Reed Bunting 3
Lesser Redpoll 3
Snipe
Teal 15
Goldeneye 3
Coal Tit
Kingfisher
Siskin 3
Water rail
Wigeon
 

Peugeot

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Shotton Steelworks

12/02/16

A small party of Redwing passed through, and a Cetti's Warbler was heard.

Redwing 5
Tufted Duck 44
Little Grebe 3
Snipe
Reed Bunting 2
Teal 14
Goldeneye 4
Gadwall 4
Cett's warbler
 

Peugeot

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Shotton Steelworks

16/02/16

A pair of Grey Wagtail, and small number's of Redwing and Fieldfare passed through, whilst 5 Siskin fed in the wooded area......a Peregrine 'hassled 'the on site Feral Pigeons.

A pair of Sparrowhawk were noted displaying above.

Tufted Duck 38
Redwing 20
Fieldfare 20
Little Grebe 2
Meadow Pipit
Snipe
Grey Wagtail 2
Teal 20
Siskin 5
Sparrowhawk 2
Gadwall 2
Reed Bunting
Cetti's Warbler
Water Rail
Peregrine Falcon
 

Peugeot

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Shotton Steelworks

18/02/16

Long Tailed Tit's passed through, and a Bullfinch, and Great Spotted Woodpecker were noted.

Tufted Duck 40
Gadwall 5
Great Crested Grebe
Little Grebe 4
Long Tailed Tit 7
Meadow Pipit 2
Snipe
Bullfinch
Sparrowhawk
Teal 31
Goldeneye 2
Siskin 2
 

Peugeot

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Shotton Steelworks

19/02/16

A small party of Snipe were seen in the wet grassland, where a flock of Linnet were also noted, and the first Stonechat of the year was seen along the riverbank.

Tufted Duck 58
Little Grebe 4
Snipe 3
Reed Bunting 2
Meadow Pipit 3
Sparrowhawk
Linnet 10
Stonechat
Teal 25
Goldeneye
 

Peugeot

Well-known member
Shotton Steelworks

22/02/16

A Cetti's Warbler was heard singing, and a loan Snipe was on the edge of the pools, whilst 5 Skylark were noted around the rough grassland.

Approximately, 70 Black Headed Gull's have returned to breed on Island No1.
 

Peugeot

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Shotton Steelworks

28/02/16

2 pairs of Reed Bunting were around the pools, a Great Spotted Woodpecker was heard 'drumming', 5 Skylark, and 4 Meadow Pipit were noted on the rough grassland area......a female Goldeneye remained on the pools.
 

Peugeot

Well-known member
Shotton Steelworks

06/03/16

2 Cetti's Warbler were heard singing throughout, with 4 Reed Bunting present in the reed beds.

59 Tufted Duck, 3 Little Grebe, 11 Gadwall, and a Great Crested Grebe were on the pools, whilst 2 Skylark, 2 Kestrel, 1 Sparrowhawk, and 11 Linnet, frequented the rough grassland area.

A Little Owl was perched along the riverbank.

The on site Black Headed Gull colony, now number's in excess of 150 birds.
 
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