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Saturday, July 10, 2010

10th July

Curlew: one flew north over Primrose Hill at 6.50am.

Siskin: two birds flew north over Primrose Hill at 6.45am.

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Common Tern catching Perch and then having a shake to remove water from his feathers.

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A little later on he nearly looses one. It is a shame the picture is not quite in focus, but they are tricky little blighters to follow.

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At least two terns were fishing around the lake, though one bird was more dominant.

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The juveniles on Primrose Hill, area 42 are becoming stronger on the wing. The problem with the Magpies and Crows is a major issue.

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This juvenile is taking cover from Magpies by staying close to the foilage of a nearby tree.

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The juvenile below, on the other hand in area 32, has become a much more accomplished flier.

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The Common Whitethroats are feeding their young on small spiders.

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This juvenile Chiffchaff in the Leaf Yard Wood, area 40 is still being fed by his parents.

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