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Espen

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**mega**

herefordshire mega! red throated pipit reported bodenham lake in flooded field at 4:30 with 20 pied wagtail. I'm onto it tomorrow!
 

Espen

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sorry- post that says 6th april should say 6th may, I checked it out but no sign of the bird but 1 cuckoo heard

19th may: wellington gps
overcast, quiet

200 gulls mostly lbb
few herring
few bh
2 wheatear
1 yellow wagtail
3 pied wagtail

20th may: bodenham lake
sunny warm
4 common scoter I've decided i'll put any decent birds in bold...
 

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Espen

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!mega! !mega!

cream coloured courser bradnor hill+ showing well per RBA!!

better still be there 15:30 tomorrow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 

Espen

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absolute knockout bird.....

also I had a possible ad summer rose coloured starling fly over the road(very brief view) near the basmati pub at swainshill, so if you're going that way(kington into hereford road) keep your eyes peeled!
 

Espen

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wellington GPs
4th june 2012
18:00- 19:15
sunny

2 little owl
6 common whitethroat
1 yellow wagtail
3 pied wagtail
2 lr plover
10 lapwing
150+gull(mainly lbb)
5 magpie
15 canada goose
2 mute swan
4 buzzard

oh, and whilst ringing near much marcle on sunday 2 ls woodpecker chasing around tree, 1 rl partridge on sign.
 
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Espen

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wellington GPs
4th june 2012
2 little owl
6 ommon whitethroat
1 yellow wagtail
3 pied wagtail
2 lr plover
10 lapwing
150 LWHgull
5 magpie
15 canada goose
2 mute swan
4 buzzard

pic of cccourser, little owl
 

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Espen

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wellington gravel pits, 16th june

18:20-20:00

1 little owl
23 whitethroat
3 sedge warbler
50 canada goose
3 pied wagtail
4 goldfinch
23 mute swan

wellingto gps, 21st july

mid day

2 little owl
1 kittiwake
450 lbbgull
20 bhgull
20 whitethroat
3 goldfinch
3 pied wagtail
 

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Espen

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wellington GPs

7th august,
18:45-20:00
light drizzle

200 canada goose
4 greylag
32 mute swan
1 gc grebe
70 coot
1 green sandpiper
20 cormorant
1 pochard
10 goldfinch
2 blue tit
2 whitethroat
100 mallard
1 buzzard
30 lbbgull
 

Espen

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Wellington GPs
27th august
2 kingfisher
6 barnacle goose
300 canada goose
5 greylag goose
1 grey heron

Wellington GPs
13th september
cloudy, mild
18:15- 19:45
1 black tern
1 green sandpiper
5 GC grebe
45 LBB gull
3 grey heron
3 buzzard

Wellington GPs
15th september
17:30-19:05
overcast
30 lapwing
1 black tern
1 common sandpiper
2 green woodpecker
6 buzzard
2 raven
5 cormorant
15 teal
15 GC grebe
50 LBB gull
30 BH gull(gull roost seems to be increasing)
100+ hirrundines
 

Espen

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just been alerted by the county recorder that there's a SIBERIAN STONECHAT at wellindton GPs this afternoon!!
 

James Lowther

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photos up on birdguides - good luck, hope it sticks!!
cheers,
james

p.s. looks really pale, not like the one on portland the last few days
 

Espen

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no sign by 15:00 when I looked and no sign when looked for this am
 
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Espen

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any info on where to best view the siberian stonechat at wellington gps, thanks

sorry for not replying sooner, behind the hide is a big mound with lots of dead vegitation on which is where it was seen first.

when it was refound it was on a different mound which is just before the railway, if you want me to pm you a map of where i mean then let me know :t:

hope this helps :)

you might also want to check the hoc website for updates.
 

Espen

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updated from 5th october

5th october:
wellington GPs
16:30-18:00
1 goosander
20 mute swan
15 GC grebe
250 mallard
20 canada goose
1 shoveler
15 cormorant
2 grey heron
60 coot
20 moorhen
200 LBB gull
2 herring gull
15 BH gull

6th october:
bodenham lake
4 blackcap
10 robin
40 cormorant
6 GC grebe
30 mallard
1 mute swan
1 feral greylag
3 canada goose

7th october:
king arthurs cave
2 jay

10th october:
hampton dene Rd
6 redwing

20th october:
wellington GPs:
12:00- 15:30
2 grey heron
20 redwing
20 blackbird
10 blue tit
10 great tit
20 greenfinch
30 chaffinch
1 yellowhammer
20 meadow pipit
10 stock dove
60 LBB gull
2 herring gull
10 BH gull
2 teal
100 coot
200 mallard
50 canada goose
1 green woodpecker
2 shoveler
5 mute swan
50 GC grebe
1 wren
3 gadwall
3 buzzard

24th october:
overcast
12:40-13:40
migrants over garden (quarry road)
236 redwing
69 chaffinch
2 fieldfare
21 starling
3 goldfinch
30 woodpigeon
(+1 sparrowhawk, 1 buzzard)

25th october:
partial cloud
11:22-13:35
migrants over garden("")
53 redwing
6 fieldfare
53 starling
151 chaffinch
6 goldfinch
2 jay
46 woodpigeon
(+1 sparrowhawk, 3 buzzard)

28th october
wellington GPs
13:30-15:00
1 GS woodpecker
1 green woodpecker
500 redwing
300 fieldfare
200 LBB gull
50 BH gull
2 grey heron
5 wren
20 goldfinch
20 meadow pipit
1 sparrowhawk
200 woodpigeon
1 pied wagtail

3rd november
wellington GPs
8:45-10:30
2 green woodpecker
1000+ redwing
300+ fieldfare
35 mute swan
10 pochard
2 grey heron
7 snipe
200 chaffinch
30 goldfinch
1 goldcrest
100 blue tit
10 great tit
3 meadow pipit
200 blackbird
3 pied wagtail
2 reed bunting
300 woodpigeon
15 GC grebe
10 wren
10 LBB gull
10 BH gull
40 canada goose
30 cormorant
30 lapwing

4th november
wellington GPs
12:55-14:00
1 lesser redpoll
17 goldfinch
700 redwing
200 fieldfare
1 mute swan
1 lapwing
30 LT tit
40 blue tit
7 great tit
10 GC grebe
30 wigeon
1 gadwall
40 mallard
30 cormorant
10 pochard
1 grey heron
60 chaffinch
1 pied wagtail
100 blackbird
200 woodpigeon
3 wren
80 canada goose
10 LBB gull
10 BH gull
7 teal
1 buzzard
 

The sniper

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Hi there,am coming to herefordshire,Hope under dinsmore tomorrow (monday) and will have 7-8 hours in the area until my customers are ready.
Can you tell me a few good local sites and what may i expect to see,sorry for the lateness,only just realised i was going tomorrow,any help is greatly appreciated,thanks,rob
 

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