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Post Info TOPIC: High Rid Reservoir


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RE: High Rid Reservoir


Yesterday 16 Nov 2.15pm

L.Grebe 9
Pochard 1
Tufties 4
Coots 27
Scaup asleep
Goldeneye 5 including an obliging close-in male. Hope you got some good shots to make up for the missing Snow Bunting Jon.



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Scaup still there 2pm with pochard. Crackin low soaring Buzzard over.

Dean.

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Scaup still present at midday today.

Info thanks to Dave Ousey

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14/11/09 with Paul Cliff

Scaup still present with drake Pochard, 6 Goldeneye and lots of Little Grebes.

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First winter drake Greater Scaup present today.

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7/11/09

6 Goldeneye
15 Little Grebe


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In its 10th year now, yet it appears fully-winged.

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Drake Goldeneye still present, in eclipse plumage. Also 1 Common Tern.

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Drake Goldeneye present on High Rid still today.

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2.30pm

10 little grebe
6 goldeneye
70+ coot

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Loads of birds today, maybe due to Rumworth still being partly frozen.

6 little grebe
100+coot
plenty mallard
a few tufted
3 goldeneye including 2 stunning males
many BH gulls with quite a few common gull
40+ canadas

A lot of aquatic plants either floating or growing to the surface which seems to attract waterfowl.

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And I know what you were looking for!wink.gif

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21/10/08 popped in this afty before a completely useless 2 hours on Winter Hill..

Wigeon 1 male
Goldeneye 2 female and the summering male still on
Little Grebe 13
Fieldfare 5



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28/9/08 and still better than Rumworth..

Little Grebe 10
Wigeon 6
Goldeneye 1 male

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24/9/08 early pm

Little Grebe 13
Wigeon 7
Goldcrest 4+

Better than Rumworthsmile.gif

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took your timewink.gif

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Rob Thorpe wrote:

Goldeneye still present this morning






...and this afternoon at 1.30. Yes Simon, I finally ticked itwink.gif

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Goldeneye still present this morning

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gentle stroll with my mums dogs this afternoon (yes ive become a part time dog walkerweirdface.gif) the drake summering Goldeneye was showing well(Declan you had it yet?wink.gif)

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18/1/08 (12.45 - 14.30)

Sorry to report more negative news cry.gif ; no sign of the Long-tailed Duck.

5 Goldeneye.
6 Little Grebe.
Treecreeper.
Kestrel.

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The Long-tailed Duck was still present late morning at least (per Bill Gregory, an east lancs birder).

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Am getting curious, what is the longest a long tailed duck has stayed at one site in GMR?
Cheers Ian

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Fri 11 jan

Long Tailed Duck still present.

8 Goldeneye
6 Little Grebe
2 Tufted Duck
Common Gull
Black Headed Gull
2 Cormorant


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Long-tailed Duck still present at 13.30.

Also min 7 each of Goldeneye and Little Grebe, 40 Coot, 30 Common Gull, 80 Black-headed Gull

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Long-tailed Duck still with us this afternoon.

Info thanks to Phil Rhodes

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Long-tailed Duck still present 9am
4 Little Grebe
6 Goldeneye
5 Tufted Duck
Steve

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2/1/08 (12.00 - 13.45)

Long-tailed Duck still present.

5 Goldeneye.
6 Little Grebe.
fem Teal.
Sparrowhawk.

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29/12/07 (08.45 - 10.00)

Long-tailed Duck still present.

6 Goldeneye (2 drk).
7 Little Grebe.
3 Tufted Ducks.
15 Rooks.

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11/12/07 midday

Long-tailed Duck still present.

4 Goldeneye (3 drk.)
8 Little Grebe.
19 Common Gull.
Grey Wagtail.
6 Tufted Duck.
Kestrel.
G.S.Woodpecker.
Goldcrest.

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