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RE: HOPE CARR NATURE RESERVE


Four Green Sandpipers present at 11am today, along with 3 Snipe, Willow Tit and 6 Swift SW.

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Single Green Sandpiper and 2 Snipe at 11:11 today.

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Three Green Sandpipers flew in at 6:42 pm today and a Peregrine flew north at 7:20pm.

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Five Green Sandpipers present up to 9am this evening.

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Two Green Sandpiper present at 7pm yesterday.

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Two Green Sandpiper present just prior to midday today.

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Green Sandpiper still present up to 9pm tonight.

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Green Sandpiper present up to 6:30pm today.

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4 Green Sandpiper present up to 8:20pm this evening.

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3 Green Sandpipers and 3 Little Ringed Plover present at 8pm today.

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This morning:

5 Little Ringed Plover
3 Green Sandpiper

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4 Green Sandpiper at 10:30 this morning.

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Yesterday evening:

3 Green Sandpiper
3 Little Ringed Plover

Midday today:

2 Green Samdpiper
4 Little Ringed Plover

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Yesterday, up to 8pm:

4 Green Sandpiper
4 Little Ringed Plover

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This evening:

4 Green Sandpiper
6 Little Ringed Plover
4 Snipe

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2 Ringed Plover,50+ Sand Martin @ 20.45 ,
Nice to meet Austin Morley earlier in the day on my way to work .

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Three Green Sandpipers present at 11:10 this morning.

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single Ringed Plover present @ 20.15

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2 Reed Warbler present today.

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pm visit
9 gadwall, 2 great crested grebe, 3 canada geese, 6 tufted duck, 4 coot, several mallard, 5 pheasant, 3 lapwing, good numbers jackdaw and black headed gull over united utilities, 2 tree sparrow, goldfinch, chaffinch, great tit, blue tit,long tailed tit, reed bunting, reed warbler, wood pigeon, carrion crow, magpie, jay, robin, wren,grey heron,chiffchaff,willow warbler,

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3:15 till 4:15

2 green sandpiper
3 oystercatcher
8 chiffchaff
2 willow warbler
1 grey heron
1 buzzard
1 goldcrest
2 pochard
5 gadwall
4 tufted duck
3 tree sparrow
1 wren
3 robin
blue and great tits
pair of great crested grebes
1 little grebe
2 snipe flushed
2 grey partridge flushed
goldfinch
chaffinch
1 kestrel

-- Edited by Scott robinson on Sunday 6th of April 2014 08:18:51 PM

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A Green Sandpiper flew in at 9:50 this morning. Also 4 Oystercatcher and 4 Chiffchaff present.

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2 oystercatcher,6 gadwall, 5 Canada geese,1 pochard,10 tufted duck, little grebe heard only,cormorant, 3 chiffchaff, bullfinch, great tit,blue tit, 2 tree sparrow, 30+ jackdaw, magpie,wood pigeon,carrion crow,robin,wren,

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6pm
4 Chiffchaff
1 Blackcap
2 Oystercatcher
4 Gadwall
1 Little Grebe

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07:00 to 08:00 hrs Goosander male & 2 female on large water, 3 calling Chiffchaff, Kingfisher on brook with 2 Oystercatchers.

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Two adult Mediterranean Gulls circling with Black-headed Gulls at 10:30 today.

Also present Chiffchaff and six Tree Sparrows.

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17.45-18.30
1 Chiffchaff
1 Buzzard
2 Oystercatcher
2 Goosander
15 Tufted Duck
8 Gadwall

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Today:

single Green Sandpiper
2 Oystercatcher
1 Pochard
6 Teal
1 Snipe

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Single Green Sandpiper and two Oystercatchers present today.

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Adult Mediterranean Gull feeding on filter beds at 10:40.
Green Sandpiper also present today.

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couple of hours late afternoon
very active birdwise in trees near bridge over river, seemed to be chaffinch and goldfinch everywhere, 3 bullfinch 2m,1f, plenty blue, great and long tailed tit, at least 4 tree sparrow probably more, 6 reed bunting,robin, blackbird, mistle thrush, 4 pheasant, 4 teal, 7 tufted duck, 1 grey heron, jackdaw overhead constantly saw probably saw same birds numerous times but one particular flock contained 80+ birds, hundreds of gulls over united utilities but could only pick out 4 lesser black backed from the black headed gulls.

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Yesterday lunch time:

Tree Sparrow 7
Sparrowhawk 1
Goldfinch 9
Long-tailed Tit 10
Bullfinch 2
Coal Tit 1
Cormorant 1 over north west
Goldcrest calling
Jay
Kestrel
Reed Bunting 1 female
Teal 3 males 1 female
redpoll
Pied Wagtail 70
Chiffchaff 2
Mistle Thrush
Song Thrush two in full song
Redwing 13
House Sparrow 24
Grey Heron

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10 till 11:30. 4 meadow pipits, 1 grey heron, 2 grey partridge flushed, robin, blackbird, great,blue,and long tailed tits, goldfinch,2 goosander, 4 teal, plenty tufted duck, 1 jay, 1 song thrush in full song, 4 redwing. 4 brambling with a flock of goldfinches and chaffinches, there was probably more but only seen 4.


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Lunch time today:

Tree Sparrow 10
Redwing 1
Goosander 2 males 1 female
Long-tailed Tit 7
Cormorant 1 south east
Siskin 3 going south
Teal 8
House Sparrow flock of 16
Pied Wagtail 27
Goldfinch 23
Kestrel 1 male
Grey Wagtail
Song Thrush in full song

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Hour over hope Carr today. 4 blue tits 4 blackbirds 2 male 2 female 20 goldfinch 1 robin 1 huge buzzard 1 heron 12 tufted duck 6 male 6 female 1 female goosander. Also 3 grey partridge

-- Edited by Scott robinson on Tuesday 7th of January 2014 07:48:27 PM

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2 Green Sandpipers at 11:15 today.

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Single Pipit possibly Water Pipit(?) or Meadow Pipit but seen in and returning to low Rowan/Alder(?) treetop between pits 10 and 9a just north of central East-West path behind padlocked metal barred gate
See url for pit numbers
http://www.manchesterbirding.com/hopecarrsiteguide.htm

Also 6+ Tree Sparrows on west edge of site flying across river to garden bird feeders
Several Bullfinch
6+ hen and 3+ cock pheasants in open ground close to reedbeds

All seen on Saturday 30 November

-- Edited by Huw Jones on Thursday 5th of December 2013 06:46:30 PM

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Sightings from around midday today:

12 Tree sparrow
1 Buzzard
2 Grey Wagtail
1 Coal Tit
10 Teal
1 Cormorant
9 Shoveler (5 males 4 females)
4 Bullfinch
75 Jackdaws
13 Redwing
13 Pheasant
1 Fieldfare
54 Pied Wagtail
2 Goldcrest
1 Chiffchaff

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Today at 11:30am:

Green Sandpiper
3 Goosander
3 Tree Sparrow
Siskin
18 Redwing

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6pm
2 Wigeon male & female
2 Water Rail
1 Green Sandpiper

I notice a lot of work is being done to the tanks ,not sure if they making them bigger or some other work going on

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Four Green Sandpipers flew in at 3 20pm this afternoon.

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Two Green Sandpipers and 40 Teal present at 2pm today.

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Sightings from today;

36 Teal
2 Kingfisher

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Today at 3:40pm

Green Sandpiper
2 Wigeon
42 Teal
3 Redwing

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Yesterday, 3 Green Sandpipers and singles of Chiffchaff and Goldcrest present.

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Single juvenile Dunlin present yesterday afternoon (pet Gordon Newman).

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Two Green Sandpipers and 4 Snipe present this evening.

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Two Green Sandpipers and a Snipe present this late afternoon.

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Green Sandpiper and 30 Swallow present this late afternoon.

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Three Green Sandpipers present at 5pm today,

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