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03 July 2015

Blackburn Meadows: Black-headed Gull - 20 + 1 juvenile - On weir
Blackburn Meadows NR: Lapwing - 2 + 2 juveniles ; Pied Wagtail - 1 ; Coot - 2 + 1 Juvinile ; Heron - 1 ; Tree Sparrow - 1 ; Garden Warbler - 1 ; Bullfinch - 3 - 1 male + 1 pair calling ; Whitethroat - 6 ; Mute Swan - 1 + 2 juveniles ; Sand Martin - 10+ ; Blackcap - 3
Silverwood Lagoon: Oystercatcher - 1 - north at 08.30 ; Mute Swan - 6 - resident pair + 4 remaining young - 2 cygnets vanished over past three weeks about ten days apart - taken by a fox?
Thrybergh CP: Great Crested Grebe - 3 - -prob 4th on hidden nest ; Mute Swan - 18 ; Greylag Goose - 6 ; Canada Goose - 10 ; Tufted Duck - 72 - 51m21f ; Common Sandpiper - 4 - 3-1 ; Black-headed Gull - 13 - 1jv ; Herring Gull - 1 - 2/3cy ; Lesser Black-backed Gull - 12 - 1past n+11soaring w ; Common Tern - 4 ; Skylark - 5 - sing ; Wren - 16 - sing ; Dunnock - 12 - 11sing ; Song Thrush - 2 - sing ; Blackcap - 2 - sing ; Whitethroat - 4 - 3sing ; Willow Warbler - 1 - sing ; Chiffchaff - 5 - 4sing ; Reed Warbler - 5 - 3sing ; Long-tailed Tit - 8 - + ; Magpie - 21 - ads+jvs ; Carrion Crow - 8 - 2vs+1jv ; Sparrowhawk - 1 - m hunting
Worrall: Starling - 16 - In observer's garden - including adults, 2nd brood juveniles, amongst them a leucistic (?) bird ; View Picture