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Monday, February 06, 2017

Foster Park to Low Moor

First let me inform those unfortunates that read this blog both Foster Park and Littlemoor Park are one and the same; the latter being the local name for the place.
FP 0855 hrs c24 Brambling very active. 2 Song Thrush duetting, 2 Mistle Thrush, 4 Blackbird, Blue & Gt Tits. The White Crow flew across > E.
Here are 5 pics, the first 3 are mine, the last 2 amazingly unbelievable shots are from DW, who followed me down.

bottom 2 pics by DW
Cock Hill: c34 Fieldfare, 1 Redwing, several Starling, few House Sparrows.

Harold Park lake at 1050 hrs was covered in mist and I could only see 5 Mute Swan, 1 f Goosander, 2 Redwing, 3 Blackbird & a few Tufted Duck, Coot, Moorhen, several muted small gulls.
Park Dam 40 minutes later was better as the crap slowly lifted: 3 Goosander, 2 each GC & Little Grebe also Herring Gull. 1 Cormorant, c28 Canada, 5 Blackbird, several Coot, few Moorhen & Tufted. Several small gulls and as I was leaving the 5 a/m Mute Swan tickled the sound barrier and flew in.