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Surrey VC Yearlist 2008 (1 Viewer)

Beddington Farm 01/05

121 Eurasian Hobby (Falco subbuteo)
122 Western Marsh-harrier (Circus aeruginosus)

2.40pm 2nd S Male flew in from E past sandmartin bank departing SW.
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Beddington Farm 02/05

123 Little Owl (Athene noctua)

Beddington Farm 03/05

124 Osprey (Pandion haliaetus):king:eek::D

2 Osprey over both found by pinpoint Pete Alfrey, also 7 Buzzard during patchwatch.

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:t: = 0 :king: = 8 o:D = 5
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Beddington Farm 17/05

125 Little Tern (Sterna albifrons)

One over lake at 1545hrs hovered over "submarine" island then flew out SW. See www.diporglory.co.uk for pictures

:t:= 0 :king:= 9 o:D= 6

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Barnes WWT 18/05

126 Pied Avocet (Recurvirostra avosetta)

:t:= 0 :king:= 10 o:D= 6


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Beddington Farm 25/05/2008

127 Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis)
128 Northern Fulmar (Fulmarus glacialis):king:eek::D
129 Ringed Plover (Charadrius hiaticula)

1M Ruddy Duck and 1 Common tern started the day off...

Fulmar flew South over lake at 0905hrs. This is the second record for the Farm.

29 Ringed Plover, 1 Dunlin and 1 Redshank were seen on the Lagoons. 1F Greenland Wheatear also present. 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Peregrine, 1 Hobby, 2 Shelduck other notable sightings.

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:t:= 0 :king:= 11 o:D= 7
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Beddington Farm 27/05

130 Sanderling (Calidris alba)

With Ringed Plover on lagoons. Still present today.
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Hankley Common 01/06

131 Common Cuckoo (Cuculus canorus)
132 Tree Pipit (Anthus trivialis)
133 Common Redstart (Phoenicurus phoenicurus)

Also Coal Tit, Wood Lark.

No sign of Crossbills x50 reported on 30/5

Thursley Common 01/06

134 Eurasian Curlew (Numenius arquata)
135 Eurasian Nightjar (Caprimulgus europaeus)
136 Eurasian Woodcock (Scolopax rusticola)

Also Hobby, Buzzard, Cuckoo x1M, Redstart x2F 1M, Dartford Warbler, Wood Lark, Kestrel, Great Crested Grebe.

Crossbill x12 reported at Britty Wood Thursley (RBA 9.30pm).


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Beddington Farm 11/06

137 Red Kite (Milvus milvus)
138 Little Stint (Calidris minuta):king:eek::D
139 Yellow-legged Gull (Larus michahellis)

All seen on or over the Main Lake.

:t: = 0 :king: = 12 o:D = 8


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Nonsuch Park Cheam 26/07

141 Tawny Owl (Strix aluco)

No sign of poss Crossbill at Mansion House.
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Beddington Farm 23/08

143 Red Knot (Calidris canutus):king:eek::D

This bird is still present on the Farm (06/09).

:t: = 0 :king: = 13 o:D = 9

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Barnes WWT 28/08

144 Black-tailed Godwit (Limosa limosa)

Beddington Farm 02/09

145 Ruff (Philomachus pugnax)

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Frensham Little Pond 16/09

146 Black Tern (Chlidonias niger):king:

Juvenile bird still present at 1845 this evening. The dot in the middle of the trees is the bird.

:t:= 0 :king:= 14 o:D= 9


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Beddington Farm 20/09

147 European Honey-buzzard (Pernis apivorus):king:eek::D

Juvenile flew over the refuse tip departing SSW at 1630hrs, much to the delight of the Beddington regulars.

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:t:= 0 :king:= 15 o:D= 10
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Beddington Farm 21/09

148 Great White Egret (Ardea alba):king:eek::D

Flew onto the main lake at 0845 found by the Bro's remained until 0945 then flew off NE.

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:t:= 0 :king:= 16 o:D= 11


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Beddington Farm 21/10

149 Rock Pipit (Anthus petrosus):king:eek::D

Two calling birds flew S over the mound at 1230hrs.

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:t: = 0 :king: = 17 o:D = 12
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Beddington Farm 25/11/2008

150 Common Raven (Corvus corax):king:eek::D

2 Raven on pylons in front of main lake. Birds mobbed by Crows. Crow is ready to pounce in pic! (see Lists Surrey VC )Then flight W returning Mitcham Golf course side of farm then lost to view. Had not been seen in last 45mins. 5 observers including a very relieved sprinting John Allan!

:t:= 0 :king:= 18 o:D= 13
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Barnes WWT 27/11

151 Northern Pintail (Anas acuta)

Beddington Farm 27/11

152 Northern Long-eared Owl (Asio otus):king:eek::D

After an un-successful Serin hunt at Barnes, John Allan and I returned to more familiar ground to find my second tick in a week at the Farm.

See www.diporglory.co.uk for pics.

Beddington Farm Yearlist 130

:t:= 0 :king:= 19 o:D= 14


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Richmond Park 05/12

153 Short-eared Owl (Asio flammeus):king:

Seen in flight at 1530hrs and at dusk near Pen ponds.

:t:= 0 :king:= 20 o:D= 14
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