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22 November 2017

Catcliffe Flash: Mute Swan - 5 - ad pr + 3 imm ; Wigeon - 12 ; Gadwall - 38 ; Teal - 5 ; Shoveler - 4 ; Pochard - 2 ; Tufted Duck - 6+ ; Cormorant - 2 ; Grey Heron - 2 ; Moorhen - 2+ ; Coot - c120
Endcliffe Park: Black-headed Gull - 70+ - Lower pond
Greystones garden: Sparrowhawk - 1 - Male ; View Picture, Jay - 2 - Finding & secreting peanuts in garden fence ; Bullfinch - 1 - Male
Peat Pits: Golden Plover - 25 - Small flock moving around but not settling for long in high winds ; Starling - ~200 - Moving around pasture in small groups accompanied by corvids
Shepherd Wheel: Kingfisher - 1 - flew downstream ; Long-tailed Tit - 1+
Silverwood Lagoon: Mute Swan - 3 - pair + 1 ijuv ; Mallard - 2 ; Lesser Black-backed Gull - 2 - adults ; Black-headed Gull - c.90 ; Common Gull - 2 ; Coot - 5 ; Pochard - 1 - male ; Moorhen - 4 ; Cormorant - 1 - north at 08.40 ; Brambling - 1 - in hedgerow below SW paddocks ; Meadow Pipit - 14 - one's and two's scattered round pit top ; Fieldfare - 60 ; Redwing - 30 ; Siskin - 2 ; Jay - 4 ; Grey Partridge - 1 ; Pheasant - c.20 ; Mistle Thrush - 1 - singing ; Long-tailed Tit - c40 - in three flocks ; Stock Dove - 1 ; Mistle Thrush - 1 - singing ; Kestrel - 1
Swinton: Collared Dove - 63 - (sixty three) on telegraph wires at 15.30.