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Monday, May 16, 2016

Ogden and Mixenden

Ogden 1050 hrs approx. Bullfinch, Grey Wagtail, Blackcap, Green Woody, 3 Chiffchaff, c8 WW. The Grey Heron was still on the shoreline but nothing else there.
Traipsed up to GT; was deadly but managed a Siskin & 1 Meadow Pipit. 2 distant Curlew calling.

A walk across the windy golf course coughed up a Tree Pipit, couple Meadow Pipit and what looked like a Whitethroat in flight.

Stod Fold: Sparrowhawk circling, pr Swift, few Swallow, c10 House Martin very active, couple Goldfinch, 1 Linnet, few Jackdaw.
There was one quick yelp from an overhead Oystercatcher.
Mixenden Res was bereft of birds apart from a pr Chaffinch on the shoreline.