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Monday, 31 October 2011

COMMON GULLS, REDPOLLS & KINGFISHER

Whilst working at my office in Corner Hall today...
8 COMMON GULLS of various ages flew over S just after 9.00am.
A SPARROWHAWK was cruised around the rooftops.
A party of LONG-TAILED TITS noisily passed by.
At 12.00pm 3 SISKINS flew over.
At 12.20pm 3 LESSER REDPOLLS flew over.
At 2.25pm a flock of 8 small Finches flew over.
At 4.15pm a Juvenile MUTE SWAN flew over S.

Nearby...
KINGFISHER was at Two Waters opposite Halfords.
A STOCK DOVE was also flying above the trees there.
A few LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULLS were about.
A GREAT SPOTTED WOODPECKER flew from Boxmoor, across Two Waters Road, to Two Waters.
A Male SPARROWHAWK was patrolling Boxmoor.
2 MISTLE THRUSHES were flying around there.
A SONG THRUSH darted from one side of the moor to the other.
Whilst working late, c.5 REDWINGS called as they flew over every now & then in the darkness.

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