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07 December, 2014

Quick look around Climping this morning in which the number of Brent Geese seemed to be on the increase with c600 present in fields north of the horse paddock, offshore 7 Great-crested Grebe, 85w Sanderling, 1e Med Gull, 1w Dunlin, 1w Red-breasted Merganser, in the fields 7 Curlew, 29 Grey Plover 1 Kestrel and 2 Stonechat.

Yesterday a walk up river from the Tesco roundabout on the east side produced, 2 Common Sandpiper, 33 Redshank, 5 Grey Heron, 11 Lapwing, 3 Little Grebe, 7 Snipe, 90 Mute Swan with 16 juv, 3 Teal and singles of Buzzard, Reed Bunting and Goldcrest, good numbers of Redwing and Fieldfare feeding in  the hawthorn bushes.