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2013-05-14

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Tempreatures this weekend peaked around 37c and the summer is not even here yet, last week it was down around 20 something so the difference is amazing but the funny thing was we had more rain in the week making it again very sticky off road. No a lot to report in the number of species passing but the Redbacked Shrikes were still here and even more numerous than last week. This week I kick off with some birds from around the puddles left by the rain.

Yellow Wagtail
Yellow Wagtail

Yellow Wagtail

Yellow Wagtail

Ruff
Ruff

Ruff

Collared Dove
Collared Dove

Cattle Egret
Cattle Egret

Lentish Plover
Lentish Plover

House Sparrow
House Sparrow

Lesser Sand Plover
Lesser Sand Plover

Lesser Sand Plover

Lesser Sand Plover

Waders Turnstone Lesser Sand Plover and Dunlin
Waders

Squacco Heron in a ditch
Squacco Heron

Crested Lark - food for the brood
Crested Lark

Turnstone this one in the fields
Turnstone

Ortolan Bunting
Ortolan Bunting

Willow Warbler
Willow Warbler

Willow Warbler

Redbacked Shrike
Redbacked Shrike

Redbacked Shrike

Redbacked Shrike

Redbacked Shrike

Redbacked Shrike

Redbacked Shrike

Issabelline Shrike
Issabelline Shrike

Lesser Grey Shrike
Lesser Grey Shrike

In the sun and distant on the shore Waders Turnstone and Curlew Sandpiper
Waders

Terns Mostly Lesser Crested and Caspian with the odd Slender Bill Gull still around
Terns

Bar-tailed Godwits
Bar-tailed Godwits

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