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RE: Doffcocker Lodge


9.00 - 10.00 this morning after a visit to High Rid

2 Grey Heron
8 Snipe
4 Mute Swans
8 Goosander
2 Canada Geese
35 Black Headed Gulls
1 Common Gull
3 Cormorants
1 Buzzard
15 Tufted Duck
4 House Sparrows
1 Teal

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8.20am to 9.25am. 32 species recorded including:

  • Mistle Thrush 4
  • Mute Swans 4
  • Cormorants 2
  • Great Crested Grebes 2
  • Goosander 1
  • Lesser Black-backed Gull 1
  • Kingfisher 1
  • Long-tailed Tits 30+
  • Willow Tits 4
  • Bullfinch 1
  • Snipe 1
  • Greenfinch 5
  • Coal Tit 1


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8.40am to 10.35am. 34 species recorded including:

  • Mute Swans 4
  • Greenfinch 12+
  • Kingfishers 2
  • Cormorant 1
  • Great Crested Grebes 2
  • Lesser Black-backed Gulls 2
  • Redwings 8
  • Lesser Redpolls 8
  • Common Gull 1
  • Goosander 1
  • Fieldfares 17
  • Kestrel 1
  • Snipe 1


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8.50am to 10.25am. 30 species recorded including:

  • Lesser Redpoll 20+
  • Cormorant 1
  • Mute Swans 4
  • Great Crested Grebe 1
  • Lesser Black-backed Gull 1
  • Redwings 6
  • Greenfinch 6
  • Kingfisher 1
  • Snipe 1
  • Grey Wagtail 1

 



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8.40am to 10.25am. 31 species recorded including:

  • Greenfinch 20+
  • Mute Swans 4
  • Common Gull 1
  • Great Crested Grebes 2
  • Redwings 4
  • Water Rail 1
  • Bullfinch 1
  • Great Spotted Woodpecker 1
  • Kingfisher 1
  • Kestrel 1

 



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8.40am to 10.20am. 34 species recorded including:

  • Long-tailed Tit 1
  • Goosanders 6 (5 redheads and 1 ault male)
  • Mute Swans 4
  • Great Crested Grebes 2
  • Great Spotted Woodpecker 1
  • Water Rail 1 (in a different location that my 2 sighting earlier this week, this time behind the reedbed on the east of the causeway approach path on the A58 side)
  • Willow Tits 3
  • Kestrel 1
  • Fieldfares 25 (flying over)
  • Shoveler 1
  • Snipe 2
  • Pink-footed Geese 102


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9.35am to 10.55am. 29 species recorded including:

  • Mute Swans 4
  • Teal 1
  • Great Crested Grebes 2
  • Redwing 1
  • Willow Tit 1
  • Great Spotted Woodpecker 1
  • Rook
  • Song Thrush 1
  • Bullfinch 3

 



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8.35am to 10.05am. 32 species recorded including:

  • Mute Swans 4
  • Great Crested Grebes 3
  • Shoveler 1
  • Reed Buntings 2
  • Kingfisher 1
  • Grey Heron 1
  • Teal 1
  • Water Rail 1 (as with Monday's sighting)
  • Jay 1
  • Snipe 1
  • Great Spotted Woodpecker 1
  • Greenfinch 3

 



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8.45am to 10.20am. 32 species recorded including:

  • Greenfinch 6
  • Mute Swans 4
  • Great Crested Grebes 4
  • Teal 1
  • Water Rail 1 ( observed behind the reedbed on the A58 side, west of the causeway)
  • Redwings 2
  • Long-tailed Tits 3
  • Great Spotted Woodpecker 1
  • Kingfisher 1 (spotted flying to the island & perching in a hawthorn )
  • Snipe 1 (seen on the Markland Hill Lane side near Ripon Ave.) 


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8.50am to 10.25am. 36 species recorded including:

  • Redwings 8
  • Long-tailed Tits 30+
  • Willow Tits 5
  • Mistle Thrush 2
  • Mute Swans 2
  • Jay 1
  • Lesser Redpoll 12
  • Great Crested Grebes 4
  • Grey Wagtail 1
  • Grey Heron 1
  • Reed Bunting 1
  • Snipe 1
  • Greenfinch 3
  • Teal 2

No sightings of any Kingfishers or Cormorants today.



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8.20am to 9.30am. 27 species recorded including:

  • Cormorant 2
  • Great Crested Grebes 4
  • Mute Swans 2
  • Kingfisher 1 (3 sightings could be the same or different birds )
  • Grey Wagtail 1
  • Coal Tits 2
  • Great Spotted Woodpecker 1
  • Snipe 1
  • Greenfinch 2

 



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8.40am to 9.35am. 28 species recorded including:

  • Great Crested Grebes 4
  • Mute Swans 2
  • Dunnocks 3
  • House Sparrows 15+
  • Robins 8
  • Grey Heron 1
  • Greenfinch 1
  • Cormorants 2
  • Rook 1
  • Willow Tit 1
  • Kestrel 1
  • Kingfisher 1
  • Grey Wagtail 1


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8.50 to 10.25am. 32 species recorded including:

  • Greenfinch 2
  • Reed Buntings 2
  • Cormorants 2
  • Mute Swans 2
  • Kingfishers 2
  • Wigeon 2
  • Great Crested Grebes 5
  • Calling Willow Tits 2
  • Song Thrush 2
  • Grey Heron 1
  • Coal Tit 1
  • Rook 1 (Flying over)
  • Snipe 1


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8.55am to 10.25am. 33 species recorded including:

  • Song Thrush 2
  • Bullfinch 1
  • Mute Swans 2
  • Shoveler 1
  • Grey Heron 1
  • Chiffchaff 1
  • Cormorant 1
  • Wigeon 2
  • Goldcrest 1
  • Pink-footed Geese 90 (also posted on county Pink-footed goose thread)
  • Brent Geese c50 (heading North-West)
  • Reed Bunting 1


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8.50am to 10.15am. 26 species recorded including:

  • Cormorants 3
  • Grey Heron 1
  • Mute Swans 2
  • Wigeon 2
  • Great Crested Grebes 4
  • Long-tailed Tits 10
  • Sparrowhawk 1
  • Coal Tits 2


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8.55am to 10.40am. 33 species recorded including:

  • Mute Swans 2 (a second bird arrived on Tuesday 9/10/2018)
  • Great Crested Grebes 4
  • Cormorants 2
  • Grey Heron 1
  • Willow Tit 1
  • Long-tailed Tits 9
  • Mediterranean Gull 1
  • Little Gull 1 (a large flock of Black-headed gulls flew in during this visit and the Little and Mediterranean Gull were with these)
  • Shoveler 1
  • Lapwings 12 (flying over the fields to the west)

 



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8.45am to 10.20am. 29 species recorded including:

  • Mute Swan 1
  • Grey Heron 1
  • Pochard 1
  • Squealing Water Rail (heard only)
  • Cormorant 1
  • Great Crested Grebes 3
  • Grey Wagtails 2
  • Coal Tit 1
  • Long-tailed Tits 12+
  • Greenfinch 2

No sighting of any Teal, Shoveler or Kingfisher today.



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9.00am to 10.15am. 30 species recorded including:

  • Greenfinch 3
  • Mute Swan 1
  • Cormorants 3
  • Willow Tits 2
  • Chiffchaff 1
  • Great Crested Grebes 4
  • Shoveler 1
  • Teal 2
  • Grey Heron 1
  • Grey Wagtail 1
  • Kingfisher 1
  • Pink-footed Geese 37


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8.45am to 10.15am. 34 species recorded including:

  • Long-tailed Tits 4
  • Coal Tit 1
  • Goldcrest 1
  • Cormorants 3
  • Calling Water Rail 1
  • Shoveler 1
  • Mute Swan 1
  • Willow Tits 3
  • Great Crested Grebes 4
  • Grey Heron 1
  • Teal 1
  • Kingfisher 1
  • Nuthatch 1


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8.50am to 10.20am. 30 species recorded including:

  • Mistle Thrush 1
  • Mute Swan 1
  • Cormorants 2
  • Great Crested Grebes 4
  • Jays 4
  • Teal 2
  • Greenfinch 12+
  • Willow Warbler 1
  • Goldcrest 1

 



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8.30am to 10.10am. 31 species recorded including:

  • Cormorants 3
  • Shoveler 1
  • Mute Swan 1
  • Greenfinch 12+
  • Chiffchaffs 2
  • Kingfisher 1
  • Long-tailed Tits 2
  • Grey Wagtail 1
  • Calling Bullfinch 1

 



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8.50am to 10.30am. 27 species recorded including:

  • Pink-footed Geese 48 (also posted under county Pink-Footed geese sightings)
  • Cormorants 3
  • Mute Swan 1
  • Shoveler 1
  • Chiffchaffs 2
  • Great Crested Grebes 4
  • Willow Tit 1
  • Grey Heron 1
  • Buzzard 1
  • Calling Grey Wagtail 1
  • Teal 4
  • Kingfisher 1 (Photo attached long-range view of the bird on the island)

 



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8.40am to 10.25am. 34 species recorded including:

  • Grey Heron 1
  • Greenfinches 15+
  • Jays 2
  • House Martins 15+
  • Cormorants 2
  • Great Crested Grebes 4
  • Shoveler 1
  • Reed Bunting 1
  • Calling Willow Tit 1
  • Mute Swan 1
  • Kingfisher 1
  • Teal 2
  • Coal Tit 1

 



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8.25am to 10.05am. 33 species recorded including:

  • Mute Swan 1
  • Chiffchaffs 2
  • Great Crested Grebes 4
  • Cormorants 3
  • Grey Heron 1
  • Kingfisher 1
  • Shoveler 1
  • Teal 4
  • Calling Jay 1
  • Goldcrests 2
  • Mistle Thrushes 4
  • Bullfinch 1
  • Grey Wagtail 1

 



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8.40am to 9.10am. Did not make a full list, highlights:

  • Kingfisher 1 (On the island)
  • Shoveler 1


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8.45am to 10.25am. 32 species recorded including:

  • Mute Swan 1
  • Great Crested Grebes 4
  • Cormorants 3
  • Teal 1
  • House Martins 25+
  • Jays 3
  • Bullfinches 4
  • Reed Bunting 1
  • Chiffchaff 1
  • Shoveler 1
  • Grey Heron 1
  • Great Spotted Woodpecker 1

 



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8.45am to 9.45am. 27 species recorded including:

  • Mute Swan 1
  • Greenfinches 6
  • Singing Chiffchaff 1
  • Pied Wagtail 1
  • Great Crested Grebes 4
  • Cormorants 2
  • Bullfinch 1
  • Calling Jay 1

 



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8.35am to 9.50am. 28 species recorded including:

  • Willow Tits 2
  • Cormorants 3
  • Great Crested Grebes 4
  • Mute Swan 1
  • Jays 3
  • Grey Wagtail 1
  • Singing Chiffchaff 1

 



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8.40am to 10.10am. 32 species recorded including:

  • Mute Swan 1
  • Cormorants 3
  • Reed Buntings 2
  • Grey Heron 1
  • Chiffchaffs 2
  • Jay 1
  • Kingfisher 1
  • Goldcrest 1
  • Greenfinches 3
  • Blackcap 2
  • Willow Warbler 1
  • Wren 1
  • Coal Tit 1
  • Great Crested Grebes 3

 



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8.30am to 9.50am. 23 species recorded including:

  • Great Crested Grebes 4
  • Cormorants 3
  • Blackcap 1
  • Mute Swan 1
  • Grey Heron 1
  • Snipe 1
  • Kingfisher 1


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8.35am to 9.55am. 29 species recorded including:

  • Mute Swan 1
  • Cormorant 1
  • Grey Heron 1
  • Great Crested Grebes 4
  • House Martins 40+
  • Blackcap 1
  • Willow Warblers 5
  • Song Thrush 1
  • Calling Willow Tits 2
  • Calling Bullfinch 1


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9.05am to 10.30am. 29 species recorded including:

  • Great Crested Grebes 4
  • Reed Warbler 1
  • House Martins 50+
  • Kestrel 1
  • Willow Warblers 2
  • Teal 3
  • Chiffchaff 1
  • Mute Swan 1


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8.20am to 9.45am. 26 species recorded including:

  • Great Crested Grebes 4
  • Mute Swan 1
  • Cormorant 1
  • Bullfinch 1
  • Sparrowhawk 1
  • Willow Warbler 1
  • House Martin 1 (heard only due to low cloud etc.)


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8.40am to 10.10am. 27 species recorded including:

  • Coal Tit 1
  • House Martins 50+
  • Mute Swan 1
  • Kingfisher 1
  • Grey Wagtail 1
  • Long-tailed Tits 5
  • Calling Bullfinch 1
  • Great Crested Grebes 4

 



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8.40am to 10.05am 32 species recorded including:

  • Grey Heron 1
  • House Martins 50+
  • Mute Swan 1
  • Great Crested Grebes 4
  • Spotted Flycatcher 1
  • Chiffchaff 1
  • Willow Warbler 1
  • Blackcap 1
  • Coal Tit 1


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8.45am to 10.10am. 23 species recorded including:

  • Kingfisher 1
  • Mute Swan 1
  • Long-tailed Tits 6+
  • Great Crested Grebes 5

 



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8.45am to 10.00am. 26 species recorded including:

  • Cormorants 2
  • Mute Swan 1
  • Great Crested Grebes 5
  • Grey Heron 1
  • Common Terns3
  • Calling Willow Tit 1
  • Calling Bullfinches 2
  • Chiffchaffs 2
  • House Martins 20+

 



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9.00am to 10.30am: 27 species recorded including:

  • Grey Herons 2
  • Mute Swan 1
  • Chiffchaffs 2
  • Blackcap 1
  • Willow Warblers 2
  • Great Crested Grebes 5
  • Reed Buntings 2
  • Common Terns3
  • Great Spotted Woodpecker 1
  • Calling Willow Tit 1
  • Swallow 1


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10.25am to 11.25am. 26 species recorded including:

  • Mute Swan 1
  • House Martins 15+
  • Reed Bunting 1
  • Grey Heron 1
  • Great Crested Grebes 6
  • Common Terns 3
  • Willow Tits 2
  • Sparrowhawk 1

 



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9.00am to 10.20am. 35 species recorded including:

  • House Martins 25
  • Mute Swan 1
  • Great Crested Grebes 6
  • Common Terns 4
  • Grey Heron 1
  • Reed Buntings 2
  • Reed Warblers 2
  • Willow Warbler 1
  • Sedge Warbler1
  • Chiffchaffs 3
  • Blackcap 1
  • Calling Nuthatch 1
  • Calling Goldcrest 1
  • Kingfisher 1

Following the cancellation of the task at Rumworth Lodge Bolton Conservation Volunteers will now be working at Doffcocker Lodge this Sunday (12/08/2018) meeting in the carpark around 10.15am. Anyone interested will be most welcome as an observer or to join in. Most of the work will be on the island. 



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8.50am to 10.15am. 30 species recorded including:

  • Great Crested Grebes 6
  • Garden Warblers 2
  • House Martins 40+
  • Grey Heron 1
  • Common Terns 4
  • Mute Swan 1
  • Blackcap 1
  • Reed Warblers 2
  • Reed Bunting 1

 



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8.40am to 10.30am. 29 species recorded including:

  • Great Crested Grebes 4
  • Mute Swan 1
  • House Martins 30+
  • Grey Heron 1
  • Common Terns 3
  • Willow Tits 4
  • Willow Warblers 2
  • Singing Reed Warbler 1
  • Reed Bunting 1
  • Sparrowhawk 1
  • Swift 1 


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8.45am. to 9.45am. 31 species recorded including:

  • House Martins 30+
  • Coal Tit 1
  • Mute Swan 1
  • Blackcaps 3
  • Great Crested Grebes 5 (a pair of adults with 3 chicks, 2 on the female's back)
  • Singing Willow Warbler 1
  • Reed Buntings 2
  • Reed Warbler 1
  • Swifts 3


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9.10am to 10.20am. 34 species recorded including:

  • Blackcaps 2
  • House Martins 40+
  • Grey Heron 1
  • Reed Buntings 3
  • Singing Reed Warbler 1
  • Common Terns 5
  • Mute Swan 1
  • Chiffchaff 1
  • Willow Warbler 1

 



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9.00am to 10.30am. 36 species recorded including:

  • Common Terns 6
  • Great Crested Grebes 4
  • Mute Swan 1
  • House Martins 20+
  • Singing Song Thrush 1
  • Singing Reed Warbler 1
  • Reed Bunting 1
  • Calling Willow Tit 1
  • Chiffchaffs 2
  • Sparrowhawk 1
  • Willow Warblers 3
  • Grey Heron 1
  • Swifts 2
  • Blackcaps 2


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9.05am to 10.35pm. 33 species recorded including:

  • Common Terns 5 (the last of the chicks finally fledged this morning)
  • Swifts 50+
  • Calling Bullfinches 3
  • House Martins 30+
  • Swallows 2
  • Great Crested Grebes 4 (the female was off the nest with a single chick on her back)
  • Mute Swan 1
  • Reed Buntings 5
  • Blackcap 1
  • Willow Warbler 1
  • Willow Tit 1
  • Nuthatch 1


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8.45am to 9.50am. 34 species recorded including:

  • Mute Swan 1
  • Common Terns 6
  • House Martins 20+
  • Swifts 25+
  • Great Crested Grebes 5 (At last we have chicks, better late than never)
  • Sedge Warbler 1
  • Reed Buntings 4
  • Reed Warbler 1
  • Blackcaps 3
  • Calling Bullfinch 1
  • Willow Warbler 1


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9.00am to 10.00am. 33 species recorded including:

  • Common Terns 8
  • Great Crested Grebes 3
  • Swifts 30+
  • House Martins 25+
  • Grey Heron 1
  • Mute Swan 1
  • Reed Buntings 3
  • Singing Reed Warbler 1
  • Singing Song Thrush 1
  • Chiffchaff 1
  • Willow Tit 1

 



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8.40am to 9.40am. 32 species seen & heard including:

  • House Martins 30+
  • Swifts 50+
  • Great Crested Grebes 3
  • Common Terns 3
  • Reed Buntings 3
  • Singing Reed Warbler 1
  • Mute Swan 1
  • Grey Heron 1
  • Song Thrush 1
  • Willow Tit 1
  • Chiffchaff 1
  • Buzzards 2 (A very long distance away)

Thanks to Phil Rhodes for confirming the I.D. of the warbler I posted about on Wednesday.   



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8.40am to 10.10am. 34 species seen & heard including:

  • Mute Swan 1
  • Reed Warbler 1
  • Reed Buntings 2
  • Sand Martin 1
  • Common Terns 8
  • House Martins 30+
  • Swifts 30+
  • Grey Heron 1
  • Song Thrushes 2
  • Chiffchaff 1
  • Blackcap 1
  • Coal Tits 2
  • Swallows 2
  • Calling Willow tit 1


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