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Allan Conlin
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Northerly winds
Weather: Warm & overcast. Wind: N/NE-2 The last week or so has perhaps not been the most conducive for bird migration but  Gannets, Sandwich and Common Tern have arrived in numbers whilst a pair of migratory Wigeon were seen swimming  offshore on Wednesday....
Northerly winds
Northerly winds
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April 20th
Weather: Foggy, clearing mid morning, Warm & sunny. Wind N-2 After the early morning mist burnt off the day was a gloriously sunny spring day.  Following yesterdays excitement hopes were high for another great day of migration. Although it deal feel a littl...
April 20th
April 20th
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17th April 2018
Weather: Warm, overcast, showers. Wind S/SE-6 Migrants continued to arrive today with a small number of grounded Wheatears (8), White Wagtail (17) Yellow Wagtail (1) and our first Whinchat of the year was found mid afternoon by Tim Kinch. The stunning male ...
17th April 2018
17th April 2018
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Migration at its best
Weather: Overcast, Showers. Wind-SE-02-3 A fantastic weekend of migration started late Friday afternoon when a male Osprey flew east over two observers along Park Lane. Like buses a second Osprey was found on the tide line on Friday 14th. This second bird (...
Migration at its best
Migration at its best
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Friday 13th Lucky for some !!
Weather: Cool, overcast. Wind - Light and variable A  round of the paddocks proved to be fairly quiet on a cold grey late April afternoon. A few new migrants had made landfall including our first Flava Wagtails (2) of the spring on the sea defence whilst 3 ...
Friday 13th Lucky for some !!
Friday 13th Lucky for some !!
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Siberian Chiffchaff
Weather: Light winds, sunny. some high cloud. A crisp and cold but clear late autumn
day had observers excited at the prospect of a good days birding.
Overhead vis mig was unsurprisingly at this time of year made up
principally of finches. 54 Goldfinch, 27 ...
Siberian Chiffchaff
Siberian Chiffchaff
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Waders Galore!
Weather: west 3, cloudy & warm A slowish start began with a small but obvious arrival of Wheatear. A total of 12 were recorded by the end of day. Two birds were brought down onto the beach at Hoylake by a light mid afternoon shower whilst the rest were to b...
Waders Galore!
Waders Galore!
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Weather : SW-3, overcast The first large fall of the Autumn included at least 18 Wheatear which arrived at Kerr's field late afternoon. Other migrants included 4 Chiffchaff. 2 Goldcrest and 2 Whitethroat were also recorded during an early evening circuit of...
Lighthouse and Wirral Birding
Lighthouse and Wirral Birding
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Weather : SW-3, warm and sunny Migrants were on the move at the Lighthouse today. An early morning circuit of the coastal
paddocks produced three Wheatear and a Spotted Flycatcher . By late
afternoon the Spotted Flycatcher had moved on however Wheatears had...
Lighthouse and Wirral Birding
Lighthouse and Wirral Birding
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6th May
Weather: E-3, overcast Swift passage continued in earnest today. Last evening (5th) saw an impressive movemement of 273 Swift north over a period of 2 hours. Today continued in the same way with over 300 recorded during the day. All birds headed N/NE into t...
6th May
6th May
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