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Friday, 3 January 2014

Sightings on 1st & 2nd January

Derwenthaugh Meadows - 110 + Curlew  with several Dunlin at the Staithes

Curlew on Derwenthaugh Meadows [George Simpson]

Shibdon Pond - Ruff, Blackcap and chiffchaff on 1st and  Lapwing, 100+ Redshank, 8 Dunlin, 1 Ruff, 10 Sheldduck  on 2nd.

Dunston - Two Red Fox on the mudflats feasting on the remains of a very large fish (presuming Salmon it looked bigger than the fox!) 

Red Foxes at Dunston [The Reverend David Atkinson]

Chopwell Woods - Crossbill showed on both 1st & 2nd 

Greenside - 30+ Brambling also showed on both 1st & 2nd 

Brambling at Greenside [Steven Fryer]

Burdon Moor - 50 Fieldfare and a Red Kite

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