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RSPB Middleton Lakes (1 Viewer)

24/2/14 Dosthill lake Siberian Chiffchaff which flew to East side pools Drayton Bassett pits, also Chiffchaff, 2 Goosander, 2 Goldeneye and with 3 on the river, Bumble Bee nectaring on Coltsfoot and Common Field Speedwell in flower.

Regards, John
3/3/14 Dosthill lake female Red-breasted Merganser close to shore West side at 14:37
I saw this bird on my last visit also 24/2/14 it was diving along the Western bund went around the bund then flew south.

Regards, John
Red-breasted merganser

It appears that the Red-breasted merganser like the Goosander in this area feed along the river and occasionally go to areas like the north pit or Dosthill lake to rest
The Red-breasted merganser has been seen twice now on the West side of Dosthill lake so it's worth keeping a lookout as it should return. The first sighting the bird was diving along the western bund.

Regards, John
10/3/14 Middleton Hall female Brambling below feeders with Chaffinches, a Brown Mealy on the feeders, Chiffchaff singing in large Ash at the start of Mill plantation and another singing on the silt pool.

Regards, John
24/3/14 Middleton Hall feeders 3 Lesser Redpoll and a larger brown mealy.
Fisher's mill Bridge Blackcap full song
Dosthill lake 27 Pied Wagatil , 2 Meadow Pipit and 4 Oyst.

Regards, John
1/4/14 Mealy Redpoll on feeders, 3 Blackcap singing mill plantation also Brimstone, peacock, m Orange-tip and Green Veined white along the footpath.
Yellow Wagtail flew over the river from Dosthill lake heading North over Fisher's mill.

Regards, John

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