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Juvenile Black-Necked Grebe still present this evening

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Black-necked Grebe present again today, also 2 Mediterranean Gulls.

Info thanks to Phil Rhodes



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No sign of the Black-necked Grebe today.



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Juvenile Black-necked Grebe still present this evening.

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Juvenile Black-necked Grebe still present this evening, along with 4 Little Grebes.

 

Info thanks to Phil Rhodes



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Juvenile Black-necked Grebe still present yesterday.

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Juvenile Mediterranean Gull (photo attached), juvenile Black-necked Grebe and 9 Curlew flew NW this morning.

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18.45 to 19.20 with David Aldred after he was alerted by Keith Mills of the presence of the Juvenile Black-necked Grebe which we both had very close views of.

     Thanks to Phil Rhodes for finding the bird and to Ian for posting it on the Forum.



-- Edited by Paul Thompson on Sunday 8th of July 2018 04:38:59 AM

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Single juvenile Black-necked Grebe present this morning.

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Male Redstart in the NW hedges at 11:25 today.

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A Hobby flew in from the NW at 8am and departed to the west.

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0830 Yellowhammer in tree at far north west corner. 1st in Bolton for me.

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9.30am to 10.45am this morning.

29 species seen or heard including:

  • Grey Wagtail 1
  • Reed Bunting 1
  • Swallows 100+
  • Sand Martins 12+
  • House Martins 25+
  • Oystercatchers 2
  • Common Whitethroat 1
  • Mistle Thrushes 3
  • Lapwings 6+
  • Common Sandpipers 2
  • White Wagtails 2
  • Skylark 1
  • Pied Wagtail 1
  • Great Spotted Woodpecker 1

     Thanks Paul.



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4 Common Sandpiper and 3 White Wagtail present today.

 

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Mid-morning today:

2 White Wagtail

Wheatear

adult Mediterranean Gull

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White Wagtail, 2 Swift, Common Sandpiper, 2 Common Tern and Whitethroat present this morning.

 

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Adult Little Gull and 2 adult Mediterranean Gulls at 1pm, all fortuitously caught in the same image!

 

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Single Redshank on the south shore at 10:10 today

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Stonehat and 8 Goldeneye present today plus a Curlew flew over north mid-morning.

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Adult Mediterranean Gull and 6 Goldeneye present at 10:30 this morning.

 

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8 Curlew flew over north at 11:15 today.

 

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A pair of Wigeon flew east at 10am today.

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5 Shelduck at 12:40 today, then departed west after 1pm

 

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Late news for yesterday early afternoon:

 

2 Brambling south

9 Fieldfare SE

260 Redwing south and grounded

 

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Late news for yesterday morning:

Female Merlin hunting the western hawthorn hedge at 9:35, then flew off SW.

300+ Redwing south before midday. 

 

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Hawfinch flew over low SE at the west end towards the golf course at 11:24.

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Single Wheatear present mid-afternoon today.

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Female Redstart present in the NW hedges at 09:50 this morning.

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Single Spotted Flycatcher in the NW hedges today.

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3 Spotted Flycatcher and a Whinchat present at midday today.

 

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Spotted Flycatcher, 5 Chiffchaff and 5 Blackcap present today.

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Both the Black Tern and Arctic Tern still present early evening, also 6 Little Grebe, and 300+ of both House Martin and Swallow



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Juvenile Black Tern dropped in at 10:50am today with a juvenile Arctic Tern both; still present at 11:50.

Info and images of both thanks to Phil Rhofes



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Osprey drifting slowly SW at 10am.

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Juvenile Black Tern 11:40 atleast and a single Swift.

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Hobby chasing Swallows around midday

 

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Juvenile Black Tern present until 12:30 at least, plus a single Swift.

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Tree pipit in NW hedges at 11:10am and 3 Swift south.

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This morning, 2 Golden Plover flew west at 11:20  and a male Redstart and Spotted Flycatcher were in the surrounding hedges.

 

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Drake Common Scoter present at midday today.

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A juvenile Pochard joined the female Common Scoter today, plus a Spotted Flycatcher was also present. 

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This morning:

Female Common Scoter
Little Grebe 7

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Female Common Scoter still present at midday today.

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Female Common Scoter present today.

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Common sandpiper present today.

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Female Common Scoter present mid-afternoon today.

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1 juvenile and 2 adult Common Tern, plus a Kingfisher present at 1pm today.

 

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Drake Common Scoter present at midday.

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Adult Mediterranean Gull present today.

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Today up to 6:30pm:

 

2 juvenile Stonechat

Tufted Duck with a brood of five young

Sedge Warbler

2 Common Tern

 

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