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Post Info TOPIC: Morecambe Promenade


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Morecambe Promenade


9.30 - 13.30

Mainly watching from the end of Trafalgar point.

Great skua flew past the point heading South.

245 Eider duck

42 Great crested grebes

6 Cormorants 

13 Shelduck

150+ Turnstone, all but 10 flying past the point.

200+ Sanderling mainly in one large flock on the sand.

32 Curlew 

Peregrine over the sea

1000+ Redshank

1000+ Oystercatchers 



-- Edited by Dave Thacker on Thursday 30th of December 2021 05:21:11 PM



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10.30-14.00

Two hours Sea watch from Trafalgar Point on a outgoing tide then along the promenade.

1000+ Redshank,

1000+ Oystercatcher,

1000+ Dunlin

126 Ringed plover,

2 possible Grey plover,

18 Turnstone,

29 Curlew,

6 Goldeneye,

233 Eider duck,

131 Shelduck,

4 Lapwing,

21 Great Black-backed gulls,

4 Tufted duck,

22 Cormorant,

Peregrine after a Redshank,

6 Pied wagtails on the seaweed,

Also two diver species flew past the point quite far out and a pipit species on the rocks, not sure of the id.

 



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Really good views of the 'winter waders' along the prom included -Knot, Bar-tailed Godwit, Dunlin, Turnstone, Redshank, Curlew, Grey Plover, and Lapwing

Great crested Grebes, Goldeneye, Red breasted merganser on the sea along with some impressive flocks of eider

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23/1/11

Sightings off the prom on the incoming tide, with Mr Meadows:

2 Scaup (f) off Broadway Groyne
26 Eider
3 Red-breasted Merganser
12 Goldeneye
5 Great Crested Grebe
c20 Shelduck

1 Grey Plover
5 Knot
18 Ringed Plover
3 Dunlin
c30 Turnstone
100s Oystercatcher
c8 Curlew
c20 Redshank

c10 Great Black-backed Gull


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