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November 25th 2012

 

Clapper Marshes; 1 male Gadwall, 2 Wigeon, 1 Tufted Duck. (C Selway)

Treraven Meadow; 2 Water Pipit, 1 Rock Pipit, 1 Greenshank, 2 Green Sandpiper, 4 Wigeon. (C Selway)

Two Trees Estate, Wadebridge; At least 8 around the garden today. (C Selway)

 

I spent the morning with Tamar Wildlife on one of their Avocet and Spoonbill Cruises. Although no Spoonbills were seen a minimum of 131 Avocets were counted. For details of the next cruise, please visit the Tamar Wildlife website.

Tamar Estuary; 13 Mute Swan, 5 Cormorant, 18 Herring Gull, 11 Great Black-backed Gull, 4 Little Egret, 69 Wigeon, 32 Teal, 9 Heron, 528 Black-headed Gull, 58 Shelduck, 40 Dunlin, 92 Curlew, 89 Black-tailed Godwit, 8 Oystercatcher, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 24 Mallard, 52 Avocet, 62 Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Common Gull, 2 Buzzard, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Grey Plover, 1 Falcon Sp. (prob. Peregrine seen on the top of a pylon but not seen well enough to identify), 110 Carrion Crow, 1 Pied Wagtail, 35 Starling, 1 Coal Tit heard calling. (D Julian)

Lynher Estuary; 10 Heron, 9 Cormorant, 10 Great Crested Grebe, 7 Great Black-backed Gull, 7 Little Egret, 66 Curlew, 54 Mallard, 129 Shelduck, 79 Avocet, 4 Dunlin, 65 Black-headed Gull, 37 Teal, 65 Wigeon, 1 Greenshank, 2 Mute Swan, 61 Oystercatcher, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Chaffinch, 1 Mistle Thrush, 2 Magpie, 30 Starling. (D Julian)

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