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Monday, 26 October 2015

26th Oct 2015

I had a nice gentle amble round this morning. Mainly as I just needed to be out for a walk but I'm still hoping for something interesting to appear before the end of the month. A Brambling would be nice, some more ducks or even a Golden Plover flying over. Just something different!

Well today it wasn't to be, but it was a pleasant walk in the morning sun. Siskins were foraging along the river and as I scanned across the reservoir four Lapwing flew over. There were seven Great Crested Grebes today and a Common Gull was hanging around. During the walk around several Skylarks were heard flying over but most were too high to see. In the wood there was a small flock of Redwings and more Siskins. I had a good scan through the tit flocks but didn't find anything unexpected. There was two Coal Tits and at least ten Goldcrests around. A few Bullfinches were feeding in the hawthorn trees too.

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