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22 June 2017

Cressbrook Dale: Green Woodpecker - 1
Dore back garden: Siskin - 6 - 1m,+ 5 inc at least 3 juvs, at feeders
Silverwood Lagoon: Grasshopper Warbler - 2 - 1 reeling Hollings Lane 'meadows', 1 reeling near N end of lagoon ; Reed Warbler - 4 - singing ; Sedge Warbler - 1 - singing ; Lapwing - 3 - SW ; Mute Swan - 2+ - pair and 9 cygnets
Southgrove Road: Swift - 2+ - Pr feeding young at nest
Thrybergh CP: Great Crested Grebe - 3 ; Cormorant - 3 ; Mute Swan - 8 - inc.pr with 2y ; Tufted Duck - 27 - 22m5f ; Buzzard - 1 - in se soaring ; Common Tern - 2 - 1 in 0830 +1 in 0935 both feeding over water ; Swift - 10 - + ; Sand Martin - 4 ; Wren - 16 - sing ; Song Thrush - 1 - sing ; Blackbird - 11 - 6sing ; Blackcap - 6 - sing ; Whitethroat - 4 - sing ; Willow Warbler - 3 - sing ; Chiffchaff - 4 - sing ; Magpie - 23 - +inc 4fams ; Reed Bunting - 4 - sing ; Yellowhammer - 4 - sing ; Reed Warbler - 2 - sing
Ughill: Woodcock - 3 - Adult and 2 juvs in edge of road on Tinker Bottom.
Water-Cum-Jolly-Dale: Mandarin - 3 - Female with two well grown young