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Tuesday, 23 January 2018

20 to 22 Jan – Between the rain, mist & wind...

Dean has sent through a few records from Saturday 20th and Monday 22nd, writing that "Sunday was miserable – thick mist all day/night".

Teal – 5 females and 2 males on Pondsbury on 22nd.
Great Northern Diver – In the Landing Bay on the morning of 22nd and again in the afternoon below the Ugly with a rather big Monkfish in its bill.
Oystercatcher – 9 in the Landing Bay on 20th; highest count since 19 Nov 2017.
Snipe – 16 on 20th (higher than any count in 2017) and 3 on 22nd – flushed between Quarter and Halfway Walls.
Herring Gull – 151 roosting in Barton Field on 22nd.
Merlin – one off the Terrace on 20th.
Blackbird – 24 on 20th (Village, high street, Lower East Side Path and Millcombe).
Song Thrush – 16 on 20th (Village, high street, Lower East Side Path and Millcombe).
Redwing – 16 feeding in Barton Field on 20th.
Robin – 11 on 20th (Village, high street, Lower East Side Path and Millcombe).
Chaffinch – 4 on 22nd.

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