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Thread: Summary of UK Rare Bird News Yesterday 19/2/09

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    Default Summary of UK Rare Bird News Yesterday 19/2/09

    Here are some of the more interesting items from yesterday. I hope to post regularly during the day as interesting news happens.

    News here from Rare Bird Alert and BirdCall

    Norfolk CATTLE EGRET still 5mls SE of Holt at Matlaske in cattle field by Barningham Hall entrancecTG.140.353

    Scilly CATTLE EGRET still St.Mary's at allotments by dump at 8.16am. juv.Kumlien's Gull still Porth Mellon beach +2.Iceland Gulls (ad +juv) 2w.Glaucous Gull Cattle Egret, Devon

    - Devon CATTLE EGRET Yelland still around farm buildings viewable from Tarka Trail at 4:30pm

    Isle of Man CATTLE EGRET still Port St.Mary in cattle field by gas storage tanks at 10am. View from Truggan Road cSC.205.683

    Scilly PACIFIC DIVER ad still south of Eastern Isles viewed from Pelistry, St.Mary's at 11am tho distant and then Scilly PACIFIC DIVER ad still 1pm St.Mary's off Watermill

    Cornwall SNOWY OWL 1w still 3mls WSW of St.Ives +1ml east of Zennor 1/2ml south of B3306 near Sperris Quoit. Park by B3306 by Eagle's Nest House SW.468.387 then walk south for 400yds +fork left by ruined building for 400yds

    Dumfr+Galloway Cackling Canada Goose (form minima) Caerlaverock WWT again from Saltcot Tower with Barnacle Geese

    Hants/Berks Rough-legged Buzzard 2w.male still 11.45am NNE of Andover +c1/2ml NE of Faccombe viewed from road north of wind turbine then flew NW. Keep strictly to public rights of way

    N'berland Ring Ouzel male still High Newton-by-the-Sea just north of car park on dung heap at Newton Links House this a'noon tho mobile. 5.Snow Buntings Long Nanny at midday

    Orkney SNOWY OWL fem Shapinsay c3/4ml east of Furrowend in fields near Parkhall till 5.45pm then flew towards The Ouse

    Dorset Great S'water Lyme Bay from Marinelife pelagic at 1pm +Balearic S'water (+Bonxie)

    Co.Cork 6.CATTLE EGRETS near Clonakilty still at Inchydoney at Beamish's Pool

    ORK fem Ring-necked Duck. N.Ronaldsay, + Taiga Bean Goose, 3 Glaucous Gull

    NORF ad white Ross's Goose. 3.5ml SE of Dersingham, am nr Hillington with PfGeese, 2 Tundra Ben Geese, WfGeese.

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    i allways thaught that this was what bf was for???

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