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Monday, April 18, 2016

Low Moor Dams

Harold Park Lake 1040 hrs. Spring in the air and on the water.
2 House Martin, c10 Sand Martin, similar Swallow. 2 Coot on nests, 6 other present. 1 GCG, 4 Willow Warbler, 1 each Song Thrush & Chiffchaff. 2 Greenfinch & Goldfinch, 4 Blackbird, pr Collard Dove, 4  Moorhen. Few Woodpigs, 12 Canada, 2 LBBG, 1 Herring Gull, 1 Mute Swan, 4 Tufted.

Park Dam: 1 Herring Gull, 2 Cormorant, 1 each Willow Warbler, LTT, Grey & White Wagtail. Pr breedinh GCG, pr Canada & Tufted, 5 Coot, 1 Moorhen. 2 Sand Martin, 1 House Martin, c20 Swallow, pr Blackbird.

Not a bad haul in a very windy W'ly blow
which kept nrs down on Park Dam for certain. Both W/Warbler and W/Wag are additions to the annual list and its been a few years since I've picked up Alba so yippee.

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