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Shearwater Estate, Whitburn List (1 Viewer)

Mark Harper

World Birder
A cracking 30 minute seawatch from the house this afternoon.

102. Pomarine Skua
103. Velvet Scoter
104. Red-necked Grebe
105. Barnacle Goose
 

Mark Harper

World Birder
Another long overdue species this morning, you wait ages for one and when it arrives it comes with a flock of 20.

107. Long-tailed Tit
 

Mark Harper

World Birder
A seawatch before work this morning added another 2 to the list.

109. Glaucous Gull
110. Goosander
 
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Mark Harper

World Birder
A bit of a surprise this morning as I had only seen 2 in the area previously and this one was sat on my lawn.

114. Stock Dove
 

Mark Harper

World Birder
An eruption of flying ants brought in hundreds of Black-headed Gulls, so l thought there would be a good chance to add my latest garden tick.

117. Mediterranean Gull
 

Mark Harper

World Birder
Overnight and early morning fog had created a bit of a fall of Warblers, when I went down for breakfast, in the garden there were 8 – 10 Willow Warblers, 2 or 3 Chiffchaffs and a single …

122. Sedge Warbler

Still plenty of Warblers around this evening with another garden tick.

123. Garden Warbler
 
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Mark Harper

World Birder
This was a surprise on the garden pond this morning.

124. Water Rail
 

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Mark Harper

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A while since the last garden tick, so this was most welcome this evening.

126. Pied Flycatcher
 

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Mark Harper

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I had less than 24 hours to wait for the next addition and this one came in a flock of 30.

127. Bar-tailed Godwit
 

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