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On the 25th April:


Overnight in Weymouth, in the morning we returned to Portland seeing 3 Corn Buntings, 5 Chiffchaffs, 2 Blackcaps and the Wryneck again. On the sea the usual seabirds plus a Puffin, an Eider, c40 Common Scoter and a Manx Shearwater.

Later, we went to Radipole Lake where the best was a Common Tern and a Hobby, from there to the Verne where there were 2 Redstarts, then back to the bill for a sea watch seeing a Manx Shearwater, a Whimbrel, 8 Fulmars, 3 Gannets and on the rocks

23 Purple Sandpipers.


A visit to Chew Valley Lake where the best birds were 8 Common Sandpipers, 5 Yellow Wagtails, 2 Cuckoos, 2 Lesser Whitethroats, a Grasshopper Warbler and 4 Scaup.


Leading a Wingspan/Ibis Bird Tour to Spain.


In Tunisia, no new birds seen today.


In Florida on a sound recording trip, no new birds, but a new reptile seen today.











White phase Great Blue Heron. 


In Zimbabwe on a filming and sound recording trip, no new birds seen today.

Common Bulbul, sub-song - Nigel Tucker
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Still in Looe, back filming the Little Egrets, this time feeding in the river, also see here. Other birds seen were much the same as yesterday, and watched Cormorants fishing underwater, also see here


A visit to Northwick Warth where there were lots of Chiffchaffs and Blackcaps, in the reedbed several Reed Warblers, on the mud 20 Dunlin and 15 Ringed Plovers, on and over the marsh a few Swallows and Sand Martins, 2 Little Ringed Plovers, 2 Wheatears, a Whinchat and a male Ring Ouzel. Also see here.

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