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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...

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1st May
Weather:E/NE-3-4, warm and overcast    Showers overnight produced
a few grounded migrants around the Lighthouse this morning, the first
couple of circuits producing 30+ Wheatear and 3 Whinchat . As
birds continued to arrive all day the final count for Whinc...

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30th April
Weather: E/SE-4, warm, overcast partially sunny.   An exciting start to
the day saw an overnight arrival of a number of grounded migrants.
The first circuit of the Lighthouse produced at least 30 Wheatear
and 10 Whinchat including some stunning males. A goo...

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Overnight Easterlies
Weather: E/NE-2, Clear & sunny with some high cloud, Overnight easterlies resulted in a small fall of migrants at the lighthouse today. A first circuit of the Lighthouse immeadiately produced results. A fine male Whinchat was found in the field next to the ...

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Weather: SW-2 heavy rain , clear and sunny later.  Heavy rain throughout the
morning did little to encourage birders to venture out. However a
couple of determined souls pushed through and completed a
couple of early morning circuits of the Lighthouse paddo...

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28th March
Weather: SE-3, clear to start heavy showers later The first good fall of migrants occured today with the mornings 'rounds' producing 16 Wheatear, 10 Chiffchaff, 3 House Martin and at least 180 Meadow Pipit moving north. Typically at the Lighthouse many of t...

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27th March 2017
Weather: SE-2, Sunny and clear - cool A good fall of migrants today included 6 Wheatear, 2 Goldcrest and at least 25 Chiffchaff. Most were migrants however some are already holding territory. Our first Willow Warbler of the year arrived late afternoon as di...

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25th March 2017
Weather: SE-2, sunny, warm and clear. Clear skies were far  from ideal conditions at the Lighthouse today. Nonetheless a few migrants were discovered in the coastal fields and hedges including 2 Wheatear, 1 White Wagtail, 2 Stonechat, 8 Chiffchaff and 4 Gol...

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Weather: S/SE Variable-0-1, warm and sunny A quiet day all round today with lower number of Gulls than of late. Waders on the tide included 230 Oystercatcher and 180 Curlew. A couple of Chiffchaff and Stonechat remained around the Lighthouse area. Highlight...

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First Wheatear
Weather: SW- 3, sunny and dry, Wirral's first Swallows zoomed through the horse paddocks during a cold and bleak morning. Yesterdays Ring Ouzel had unsurprisingly had moved on during the night. As the day improved the afternoon was almost balmy. This prompt...
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