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craig shaw
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Potter Heigham Marshes
Friday night i found a nice Spotted Flycatcher. It was still there early Saturday morning and i could only add a hunting Marsh Harrier to the patch list. Had a trip over to the new Marshes at Potter Heigham. Unfortunately it looks like the scrapes wont last...

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April Mothing
So ive just started Mothing, i built a trap last year but it didnt work and everything had escaped by the morning. So i bit the bullet and brought myself a 15w Actinic Skinner Trap This Skinner Moth trap is approximately 45cm square and 35cm high and is
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April 2017 Moth List Garden VC25 Corton
No. MOTHS DATE CONDITIONS   OTHER 3 Early Grey   20.04.2017 Started clear woke up over cast.   1 Early Grey 21.04.2017 Clear Black Sexton Beetle 2 Pine Beauty 7 Clouded Drab 3 Hebrew Character 1 Common Quaker 1 Powdered Quaker 1 Double Striped Pug 2 Shuttle...

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Majorca 29th April -6th May
Saturday 29th April Flew into Palma airport mid afternoon and arrive at our room in the Eix Lagotel hotel on the 6th floor. They gave us the same room as last year over looking the S'Albufera NR. Immediately it felt like the birds would be better this time ...

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Majorca April 29th-6th May 2017 species list
1 Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna 2 Gadwall Anas strepera 3 Mallard Anas platyrhynchos 4 Garganey Anas querquedula 5 Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata 6 Marbled Duck Marmaronetta angustirostris 7 Red-crested Pochard Netta rufina 8 Common Pochard Aythya ferina...

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Cley
Starting with the patch a nice Fox. At Work in Lowestoft a nice Black Redstart by the football ground. Checking the moth trap a Knot flew over calling. Today the patch was dead just 6 Common Scoter and 2 Kittiwake. Had the day at Cley yesterday with friends...

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Patching
Got home from Majorca last night and it was epic! but more of that later got a lot of pics to sort through. Anyway back on patch today and it was surprisingly very good, started by checking the moth trap but only 3 moths, (Ill maybe do a monthly moth highli...

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Local stuff.
During the week 5 Wheatear on Corton Cliffs my first Lesser Whitethroat of the year on the Dis Railtrack. Opposite Corton Woods in the Caravan Park a Firecrest singing its heart out. Yesterday a little bit of movement COSW 2 Yellow Wagtails, 3 Whimbrels pas...
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