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Post Info TOPIC: High Rid Reservoir


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RE: High Rid Reservoir


2.00pm to 3.00pm. 20 species recorded including:

  • Calling Jays 2
  • Grey Wagtail 1
  • Lesser Black-backed Gulls 4
  • Little Grebes 15+
  • Tufted Ducks 20+
  • Common Gulls 4
  • Herring Gull 1
  • Coots 9
  • Goldeneye 2 


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Late morning today:

 

2 Brambling with a Chaffinch flock in the NW Beeches, plus Siskin, 3 Wigeon and 5 Goldeneye.

 

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5 Goldeneye, 60 Redwing and 10 Fieldfare present at midday today.

 

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This mid-morning:

Wheatear

16 Swallow

5 House Martin 

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3 Crossbill NW at 10:35 today, also a Merlin.

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Hobby over NW woodland at 12:25 today, plus a Gadwall on the reservoir.

 

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2.30pm to 3.45pm. 16 species recorded including:

  • Jay 1
  • Buzzard 1
  • White Wagtail 1
  • Pied Wagtails 12+
  • Grey Wagtail 1
  • Little Grebes 12+
  • Rook 1


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2 Spotted Flycatcher in the NW hedges at midday today.

 

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2 Spotted Flycatcher and 4 Teal present at midday today.

 

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Spotted Flycatcher present this morning.

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Juvenile Yellow Wagtail flew in and landed on the west dam briefly then headed off SE at 12:100. 3 Swift also flew through SW.

 

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Hobby chasing Swallows this evening.

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Juvenile Black-necked Grebe still present today.

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Juvenile Black-necked Grebe still present today.

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Juvenile Black-necked Grebe present this morning, probably a new bird (photo on the website galleries).

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Adult and juvenile (which was begging for food) Mediterranean Gull present at 3pm today. Also, a Willow Tit.

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8.40am to 10.10am. 20 species recorded including:

  • Nuthatch 1
  • Swallows 25+
  • Little Grebes 15+
  • Redshank 1
  • Buzzards 2


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Late news for yesterday when the juvenile Black-necked Grebe was still present.

Info thanks to Phil Rhodes



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Juvenile Black-necked Grebe still present today.

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Juvenile Black-necked Grebe still present today.

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Juvenile Black-necked Grebe still present today.

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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.

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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.

 

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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!

 

Info and image thanks to Phil Rhodes



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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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