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Thursday, September 01, 2016

Low Moor Dams

En route Queensbury Sth. 20 Lapwing, 1 Pied Wagtail & Grey Heron. I found a dead Little Owl at the junction High Cross Lane and Brighouse Rd presumably a road kill. Also 6 Swallow, 3 Goldfinch, 9 Linnet.

Harold Park Lake 1055 hrs. Overall quiet with mild SW'ly ish breeze. Nuthatch, Blackbird, c25 BHG, 3 Mute Swan ditto GCG, 6 Tufted, Coots and Moorhens.

I was surprised to find a juv Magpie food begging on such a late date.

Park Dam also quiet but really good to see 7 Little Grebe very active, also 6 GCG here.
2 LBBG but no other gulls. Pr Mute Swan, 60 Canada, Coots & Moorhens, 8 Tufted, 1 each  House Martin, Blackbird, Jay, 2 WW.

A Carrion Crow was carrying a twig in its beak. House Sparrows in good numbers.