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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Low Moor Dams

1110 hrs. 5 Mute Swan on Harold Park Lake and 1 Herring Gull. c60 Coot also plus a load of small gulls. 10 Tufted, several Moorhen, 2 Mistle Thrush also seen.

Park Dam: Goosander down to 4 birds. 3 Cormorant, 1 GC Grebe, ditto Little. 1 each Herring & LBB gull, c20 Coot, 22 Canada. The Kingfisher zoomed down the channel like a topaz rocket at close quarters.
7 Blackbird, 1 each Jay & Mistle Thrush, several Goldfinch, ditto House Sparrow. A few Moorhen and Tufted.

On the return journey, c66 Lapwing were circling around High Cross Lane where 3 BHG were present. A bonus came in the form of 3 Herring Gulls flying low down heading W.

Approx 40 PFG over the Withins flying W. - from DW.

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