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Sunday, March 08, 2015

8th March

Regent’s Park

After Fridays Stonechats another sign that spring was on the way was heard today.

Chiffchaff: one was calling and showing in the grounds of The Holme, area 10.

Jackdaw: 4 singles were seen today, flying in a north-easterly direction.

Yellow-legged Gull: 1st summer was briefly on a post on the lake at 9.10am.

Gadwall: 9 were on the lake.

Shoveler: 16 were on the lake.

Little Grebe: 3 on the main lake.

Great crested Grebe: 3 were on the lake, a pair and a male.

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This is something you shouldn’t do if you come to the park.Feeding Herons bread and other processed foods is bad for them and certainly their young.

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Who’s taking off?

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This pair of Canada Geese try to confront a flotilla of 10 others, before thinking that a graceful withdrawal was that order of the day. 

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