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 Post subject: Nocton Fen area
PostPosted: Sat Nov 11, 2017 7:55 pm 
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Location: Doddington Park, Lincoln
Gorgeous afternoon - ideal for a long walk - well for me at present 3 miles is pushing it
96 whooper swans counted. 65 in main flock, 15 on Bardney Pit and another flock of 16 Midday
At 15:30 the main flock had swollen to 81 and 10 had flown east towards Dunston Fen after failing to join the main flock
Other highlights
Tawny Owl heard from over the river
Marsh Harrier 1
Grey Partridge 2 (from Nocton Delph)
Golden Plover c260 (Dunston Fen)
Lapwing 300 (Dunston Fen)
Lapwing 150 (Bardney Pit)
Lapwing 250 (Nocton Fen)
Chaffinch (48 Dunston Fen)
Fieldfare c150
Redwing 1
Pink-footed Goose c100 (Bardney Pit)
Greylag Goose c250 (Bardney Pit)
Shoveler c48 (Bardney Pit)
Grey Heron 2


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 Post subject: Re: Nocton Fen area
PostPosted: Sun Nov 12, 2017 12:51 pm 
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Location: Marton
Was also in the Dunston Fen area yesterday and also had the 10 whoopers in flight that Chris had plus the calling tawny owl. Also in area: 10 yellowhammers, 2 kingfishers and little egret.


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 Post subject: Re: Nocton Fen area
PostPosted: Sun Nov 12, 2017 2:46 pm 
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Location: Dunston
55 Whoopers today. Also 2 Woodcock, Little Egret and 220 Lapwings. All on Birdtrack.

Cheers,

David Cohen


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