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July 2017 Diary
Sightings, news and photos from Chasewater and surrounding areas.
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Sat 1st Fifteen Black-tailed Godwits, a Curlew and over a hundred Swifts flew north over Cuckoo Bank.
A Hummingbird Hawkmoth was seen at No Man's Bank.
Sun 2nd No records
Mon 3rd

The Yellow-bellied Slider variety of Red-eared Terrapin has survived for another year and was again hiding amongst the water-lilies in Anglesey Basin where a juvenile Willow Tit was present. 75 Tufted Ducks, 4 Oystercatchers, a Common Tern and a Kingfisher were also noted (GE).

Tues 4th No records
Wed 5th No records
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Sun 9th No records
Mon 10th No records
Tues 11th A circuit of the lake during a wet early morning produced 4 Oystercatchers, 3 Common Sandpipers, 4 Common Terns, 30 Pied Wagtails and 2 Grey Wagtails (GE).
Wed 12th A Dunlin, 2 Little Ringed Plovers, 5 Oystercatchers, 6 Common Sandpipers, up to 8 Common Terns and a juvenile Cuckoo were present (PW).
Thurs 13th The juvenile Cuckoo was still present along with at least 6 Common Terns, 2 Little Ringed Plovers and 4 Oystercatchers. Gatekeepers and Ringlets were on the wing (PW).
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