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30 December, 2014

A nice stroll around Marsh Farm this morning in a cold bright start to the day, which then clouded over from mid morning produced 15 Golden Plover along with 5 Lapwing in the fields, 2 Teal and 2 Tufted Duck on the main pool, 7 Chiffchaff, 3 Goldcrest,  6 Yellowhammer, 2 Reed Bunting, 1 Treecreeper, 1 Grey Wagtail, 10 Fieldfare, 43 Redwing, 2 Water Rail and a Kestrel in and around the bushes.

Chiffchaff and pale looking individual above

Grey Wagtail
Yesterday at Climping the Brent flock numbered c. 900 in Cudlow field which is west of the car park, also singles of Kestrel, Stonechat, Kingfisher and small numbers of both Meadow Pipit and Skylark. Offshore 5w 1e Shelduck, 2w Red-breasted Merganser, 1 Great-crested Grebe,  2w Curlew and 1e Diver spa.