11.09.19. Birdlog.

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A brief walk out to No.6 tank after work. I settled down on the bank and watched c900 Black-tailed Godwit in two flocks including many juveniles. Apart from a couple of Common Redshank and 103 Northern Lapwing that was about it for waders. It looks like another autumn with water levels far to high.

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Ducks were enjoying the benefits of the water levels with c400 Eurasian Teal, c100 Northern Shoveler, 5 Eurasian Wigeon, 8 Northern Pintail, 12 Gadwall, 12 Common Shelduck, 50 Mallard and c50 Eurasian Coot.

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There was plenty of House and Sand Martin feeding low over the tank with the occasional Yellow Wagtail rasping overhead.

Observer and images: WSM.

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