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                     My UK Bird Trips 2022
This is a personal record of bird trips with notes on the main birds of interest

Previous UK bird trips



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  Pennington 10th February  
     

..................... Pennington Marshes February 10th. Beautiful sunny afternoon and next morning in Hurst View campsite. Clear sky at night - hence moon picture.
List: Swan, Canada goose (many), Brent goose (many), Heron, Little egret, Cormorant, Herring gull, Black headed gull (many), Shelduck (many), Mallard, Pintail (many), Teal, Widgeon (many), Tufted duck, Shoveler (many), Snipe, Lapwing (many), Oystercatcher (many),Curlew, Balack tailed godwit (many), Golden plover (many), Redshank, Turnstone, Dunlin, Kingfisher, Carrion crow, Magpie, Wood pigeon, Song thrush (singing), Blackbird, Reed bunting, Bearded tit, Greenfinch, Goldfinch, Chaffinch, Bluetit, Robin
 
View of Canada geese in my campfield. A bit earlier in the morning there were at least 50 Brent geese

The moon is in waxing mode (moving towards full moon)
 
  Female Reed bunting A very distant Kingfisher
 
  Cormorant and sleeping lapwing Shelduck
 
  Pintail Mallard - common but uncommonly beautiful
 
  A few of the great numbers of Widgeon Teal
 
  Coot. "Who you looking at?" Shoveler
 
  A lone curlew Turnstone could find no stones so turning over the seaweed
 
  My favourite, Redshank, brightening the expanses of dull grey mud Dunlin
 
  Very distant shot of Golden plover My usual picture of a rapidly departing Snipe
 
  More golden plover. There was a huge flock but most of my pictures were against the light
 
  A nice early morning mixture starting to wake up Little egret
 
  Brent geese coming low over my camper van More and more Brent geese
 
TOP A final flypast of Golden plover