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Counting period: 06:00 - 10:45
Count type: coastal vismig (landbased birds only)
Weather: wind East1, cloud-cover 8/8, precipitation drizzle, visibility 10000m, temperature 12 ℃
Observers: MH

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Great White Egret *  1  -  Collared Dove  5  -  Carrion Crow  9  -  
Hobby  -  2  Swift  66  -  Greenfinch  3  -  
Black-headed Gull  4  -  Sand Martin  3  -  Goldfinch  84  -  
Lesser Black-backed Gull  35  6  Swallow  171  10  Linnet  14  -  
Herring Gull  4  -  House Martin  11  -    
Woodpigeon  8  -  flava wagtail sp.  2  -    

Totals: 438 individuals, 16 species, 4:45 hours

Present: Shelduck 12, Teal 4, Mallard 18, Common Buzzard 1, Peregrine 1, Oystercatcher 17, Ringed Plover 1, Dunlin 11, Whimbrel 5, Great Black-backed Gull 2, Stock Dove 1

Bold = Remarkable observation (scarce or rare species or large number)
* = Additional info (on mouseover species)
Comments: Observations from Severn Beach. The highlight was a great white egret NE over the Orchard Pools at 0902. Otherwise it was steady but with a noticeable pick-up in hirundines and swifts after 0930. Shame I couldn't stay all day!





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