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Post Info TOPIC: RUMWORTH LODGE


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RE: RUMWORTH LODGE


This morning:

Common Sandpiper 1
Common Tern 1
Willow Tit 1
Swift 4


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This evening, up to 8.05. Sunny.

Redstart....2 including one male. I watched these two flitting about, often together, catching the low sun from the west.
Location was in a small clump of trees/hedge just to the right of the copse on the southern hill, and above and often on,
the tangle of fence posts ( at least12 posts very close together?) Viewed from footpath.
Buzzard....1
Kestrel...1
Common Sandpiper....1
Starlings...c50 flock.
Swallow....40+
Lapwing....18
Tufted Duck....7
Pied Wagtail...c12
Grey Heron....1
Gadwall present on arrival, but could not be relocated. Possibly due to low sun.

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Yesterday afternoon, Dam only.

At least some bird life back, if only
the usual.

Grey Wagtail....1
Grey Heron....1
Coot....1
Moorhen....1
Great Crested Grebe....1
Mallard....2
Woodpigeon.....4
Goldfinch ...2

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This morning:

Snipe 2
Common Sandpiper 1
Kingfisher 1
Common Tern 1
Sparrowhawk 1



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Just now, Approx 150 Jackdaw murmurating over the corner of Beaumont Rd and Wigan Rd and eventually settling in the trees at the bottom of Beaumont Chase. Fantastic noise and sight

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Male Redstart in the SW shore willows at 10am this morning.

Info thanks to Phil Rhodes



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Late news for yesterday evening:

Juvenile Wheatear

Common Sandpiper

Kingfisher

Willow Tit

Info thanks to Phil Rhodes

 

 



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Other sightings from today include:

 

adult Ringed Plover 

 

Common Sandpiper

3 Oystercatcher

adult Common Tern

Kingfisher 

 

Info thanks to Phil Rhodes



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Also around noon yesterday:
Kestrel hunting between Broadgate Farm and Beaumont
Road.

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Today up to 10am:

 

2 Common Sandpiper

Kingfisher

 

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Highlights from today up to 11am:

 

female/juvenile Redstart in hawthorns behind the south reeds

Common Sandpiper

 

Info thanks to Phil Rhodes



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Other sightings up to midday today included:

4 Willow Tit

Kingfisher

 

Info thanks to Phil Rhodes



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This morning. Fine weather.

Nothing at the Dam; but Royal Albert were out in strength apparently doing a fishing survey.
The Wood
Nuthatch....3 including 1 juvenile
Coal Tit.....1 or 2

Lock Lane

Kestrel on wire
Linnets....11 (5 on wire)
Grey Heron....1 by hedge.

Lodge
Quick scope only from the top:
Common Sandpiper....1
Lapwing...17
Tufted Duck....1 ''scaupfaced'' fem.


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Today up to 11:50 am:

 

2 Redstart female/juvs in hawthorns behind the southern reeds

2 Common Sandpiper

Snipe

Willow Tit 

 

Info thanks to Phil Rhodes



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This evening up to 8.45pm.

Redstart...1 male
Little Ringed Plover....1 juvenile.
Common Sandpiper....1
Reed bunting...1 female
Lapwing....1
Goldfinch....5 or 6
Tufted Duck....5 female.
Grey Heron....1

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3 Snipe, a Little Ringed Plover and a Common Sandpiper present today.

 

Info thanks to Phil Rhodes



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Today up to 1.45pm. Weather fine.

Nothing at all at the Dam, today.

Kestrel..1 ...Lock Lane; hunting fields towards the Lodge.
Lapwing....11
House Sparrows......juvenile 10+
Swallows... c20 including 1 juvenile at the farm.
Pied Wagtail....10 mainly juveniles.
Common Sandpiper....1
Lesser black-backed Gull...1 adult
Tufted Duck....3 female, with the white bill bases
Grey Herons....2
Great Crested Grebe....3
Canada Goose....74

-- Edited by keith mills on Saturday 5th of August 2017 08:39:27 PM

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Turnstone flew in at 09:53this morning and landed on the Fishermans point on the east shore briefly, then flew off NW.

 

Also present were 5 Little Ringed Plover and 4 Common Sandpiper. 

 

Info thanks to Phil Rhodes



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At the Dam this am:

Grey Wagtail....1
Grey Heron.....1 juvenile
Great Crested Grebe....1

Plus late post for last Tuesday (session aborted by thunderstorm)
Little Ringed Plover....3
Linnets....3 on shore.
Lapwing....10

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4 Common Sandpiper

4 Little Ringed Plover 

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Up to 11am today:

 

5 Little Ringed Plover

2 Common Sandpiper

20 Lapwing

2 Swift

2 juvenile Willow Tit 

 

Info thanks to Phil Rhodes



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Up to midday today:

 

Juvenile Redstart in the west shore willows

4 Little Ringed Plover

4Common Sandpiper

2 juvenile Willow Tit 

 

Info thanks to Phil Rhodes 



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This pm up to 3.15. Fine and breezy.

Lapwing ...16 ( 14 flying and 2 settled on the SW shore.)
Little Ringed Plover....1
Common Sandpiper.... 4
Oystercatcher....1
Kingfisher....1
Greenfinch...1f
Reed Bunting...2 ..m and f
Tufted Duck... 3 female all showing 'scauplike' white bill base.
Juvenile Pied Wagtails......8+ 1 male adult.
Grey Heron....1
Good to meet up with Dave Broome; he had earlier seen the Juvenile Redstart, in and around the large round
clump of willows on the SE shoreline. Dave also heard a Willow Tit.

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Juvenile Redstart still along the SW shore Willows at midday

2 juvenile Little Ringed Plover

2 Common Sandpiper 

 

Info thanks to Phil Rhodes



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Sightings from today include:

Juvenile Redstart on the SW shore Willows

Juvenile Sedge Warbler

3 juvenile Willow Tit

5 Common Sandpiper

5 Little Ringed Plover

 

Info thanks to Phil Rhodes, Simon Johnson and Simon Warford 



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This morning around 10am. Dam and wood only.

Grey Wagtail...1 adult
Nuthatch....2 or 3 juveniles.
Swifts.....8 passing
Swallows....12+
Canada Goose....6
Great Crested Grebe....3
Coot....2
Goldfinch...2 Later thanks to text from Steve Almond and with Phil Rhodes.... Juv/fem Redstart....1 probably juvenile, low in south shore Willows.

-- Edited by keith mills on Saturday 29th of July 2017 07:35:36 PM

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This morning:

 

3 Little ringed Plover

Common Sandpiper

 

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Up to midday today:

 

3 Curlew

Dunlin (different individual from yesterday)

5Little Ringed Plover

3 Common Sandpiper

 

Info thanks to Phil Rhodes



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This evening up to 9pm. Warm and sunny.

Grey Wagtail...1 juv.
Swallows ....35 on wire at Seddon Fold.
Reed Bunting....2 including...1 juv.
Tufted duck...4 comprising fem+ 1 big chick and 2 maturing juveniles.
Little Ringed Plover....10
Ringed Plover.....1
Common Sandpiper....5
At 8.30 a new wader dropped in and was still present on leaving. I have this as a juvenile Golden Plover, but
I would welcome a second opinion.
Grey Heron....1 adult
Great Crested Grebe... at least one first summer present.




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Up to just after midday today:

Dunlin

2 Ringed Plover

3 Common Sandpiper

6 Little Ringed Plover

Willow Tit

Kingfisher

 

Info thank to Phil Rhodes



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Up to midday today:

 

Juvenile Mediterranean Gull

5 Common Sandpiper

10 Little Ringed Plover

2 Ringed Plover

 

Info thanks to Phil Rhodes



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Up to midday today:

 

2 Redstart, including the male still

2 Ringed Plover

13 Little Ringed Plover

4 Common Sandpiper

Snipe

Juvenile and adult Mediterranean Gull

 

Info thanks to Phil Rhodes



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This morning's sightings:

Greenshank

5 Common Sandpiper

12 Little Ringed Plover

Ringed Plover

Female/juvenile Redstart behind the south reedbed

 

Info thanks to Simon Warford and Phil Rhodes



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4 to 6 this pm. Warm and sunny

Grey Wagtail....1 juvenile.
Grey Heron...2 juveniles.
Robin....1 juvenile
Pied Wagtail...4 juveniles+ 1 adult.
Little Ringed Plover......5
Greenshank....1
Common Sandpiper....1
Song Thrush...1 heard by dam.
Farmer Stan has seen a male Redstart near the farm, and a possible female Redstart on Lock Lane, this week.

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Up to 11:40 this morning:

Juvenile Mediterranean Gull (image below)

Hobby hunting then flew south at 10:32

2 Ringed Plover

5 Little Ringed Plover

3 Common Sandpiper 

Info thanks to Phil Rhodes



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This morning:

Ringed Plover

11 Little Ringed Plover

3 Common Sandpiper

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Up to midday day today:

 

Green Sandpiper

Ringed Plover

14 Little Ringed Plover

3 Common Sandpiper

28 Lapwing 

 

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Early afternoon to 2.10. Warm and sunny.

Common Terns....2
Tufted Duck... The female was confirmed with one chick left, out of the 5.
Common Sandpiper....3 at least, including 1 juvenile.
Ringed Plover....1 juvenile
Little Ringed Plover......7
Swift....1
Grey Heron...2
Pied Wagtail....4 juveniles + 1 adult.
Whitethroat still in song by the gate, but heard only this time.

-- Edited by keith mills on Monday 17th of July 2017 08:14:04 PM

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This morning, partly with Phil Rhodes:

Sedge Warbler 2
Common Tern 5
Little Ringed Plover 4
Common Sandpiper 4
Oystercatcher 5
Linnet 3
Yellow Wagtail 1 juvenile flitting round islands
Redstart 1 found by Phil, who scoped it from 400 yards away


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Other sightings from today include:

2 juvenile Mediterranean Gulls

Hobby flew SE at 11:20

Juvenile Peregrine hunting

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This morning:

Little Ringed Plover 14
Ringed Plover 1
Common Sandpiper 5
Dunlin 3
Oystercatcher 6


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Today up to early afternoon:

 

Dunlin

Redshank

4 Common Sandpiper

4 Ringed Plover

11 Little Ringed Plover

Adult Mediterranean Gull

 

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This morning with Phil Rhodes:

Little Ringed Plover 14
Oystercatcher 7
Common Sandpiper 2
Black-tailed Godwit 15 - flew in at 11.30, departed west 11.53


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This morning:

 

16 Little Ringed Plover

3 Ringed Plover

3 Common Sandpiper

Juvenile, first summer and adult Mediterranean Gulls

Juvenile Peregrine

 

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This evening 4.50 to 7.10. With David Rogers from 5.30

Buzzard....1
Mediterranean Gull....1 adult( photos to follow from David)
Mediterranean Gull.... 1 second summer.
Little Ringed Plover....12
Ringed Plover...1
Common Sandpiper....1
Grey Heron ...1
Common Tern....1
Lots of Pied Wagtail juveniles.
Unfortunately by the time David arrived, the Gulls had all followed the sun to the island's west side. By walking round we got a picture of the Adult Mediterranean Gull but the second summer could not be found. ALL ATTACHED FILES TAKEN THIS EVENING BY DAVID ROGERS.

-- Edited by keith mills on Wednesday 12th of July 2017 10:12:34 PM

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This morning. Dam/Wood/Lock Lane:

Very quiet at the dam for last few weeks.
Great Crested Grebe ....4, still no signs of nests or young, anywhere at Rumworth!
Coot.....1
Wren.....1
c40 Lesser Black-backed Gulls, wheeling over the pony field as they left Rumworth in 2 parties >NW
Jay....1
Juvenile Nuthatch....2
Juvenile Robins....c4
Pied Wagtail...1
Whitethroat...1 seen in song... Beaumont Road entrance.


-- Edited by keith mills on Wednesday 12th of July 2017 03:29:56 PM

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This evening 6.10 to 8.10, Fine but dull.

Adult Mediterranean Gull....1
Juvenile (first Summer) Mediterranean Gull....1
Little Ringed Plover....10
Ringed Plover....2
Common Sandpiper....1
Tufted Duck... female seen with only 2 large chicks on arrival. On departure with only one chick
Pied Wagtails 12+ mainly juvs.
House Martin...1 arrived late on.
Reed Bunting...1
Common Tern....1
Grey heron....2
Lapwing....13

I requested a dog owner to remove dog from the island. He did.

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This morning with Phil Rhodes:

2 Black-tailed Godwit and 7 Redshank (including 1 juvenile) were feeding on the mud, before flying out at 10.30
Common Sandpiper 3
Ringed Plover 1
Little Ringed Plover 9 (including 4 juveniles)
Oystercatcher 8
Curlew 1 flew through at 12.30 heading SW
Mediterranean Gull 1 first summer
Common Tern 4



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Other sightings up to 1:40 today included:

 

2 Common Sandpiper

Juvenile and adult Mediterranean Gull

2 Peregrine hunting at midday 

 

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This morning 8.45 to 10.40:

Curlew flew out 9.10
Common Sandpiper 1
Little Ringed Plover 10
Ringed Plover 2
Oystercatcher 8
Common Tern 2
Little Grebe 1
Kingfisher 1
Whitethroat 1
Buzzard 1
Lapwing flock 35

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