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The Marshfield Patch Recent Reports


 

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DECEMBER 2019

 

Sunday 1st

Combined reports: This morning in the Shire Valley; Two Dipper beyond the second gate, Mute Swan, two Mistle Thrush and Grey Heron. Rushmead Lane: Yellowhammer, Corn Bunting, Common Stonechats and c.165 Fieldfare. (John Barnett)

 

Tuesday 3rd

C.200 Golden Plover over A46 just south of Tollgate Tea Rooms. (Rob Laughton)

 

Wednesday 4th

Garston Farm; Merlin over fields to the south. Down Road; At least 40 Meadow Pipit in field at the entrance plus two Common Stonechat, 19 Lapwing from Shirehill Lane and ten Collared Dove in a village garden! (John Barnett)

 

Thursday 5th

A Little Egret and three Grey Heron in the Shire Valley and 19 Lapwing still along Shirehill Lane. (John Barnett)

 


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Jon Angell, John Barnett, Karle Burford, Mark Coller, Pete Coslett, Barry Dursley, Paul Francis, Lee Gardiner, Alan Gilbert, Robert Hargreaves, Simon Harris, Mike Jackson, Dave & Hazel Newman, Dean Reeves, Tim Salkeld, Nigel Sluman, Cliff Smith, Pete Taylor, Keith Vinicombe, Nigel Warren, Dan White, Denise Whittle, Chris Woods. Avon Birds, TBOSG.