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Down load recent nature notes:            Week ending:  March 4th    March 11th    March 18th


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The Farlington Marshes garganey was at the NE end of main lake with several teal on 19th.  (D Stevenson)


There were single male scaup and velvet scoter in the channel south west of the point at Farlington Marshes.  The scoter, previously reported as female is now suggested to be a first winter male.  (DJ Ryves)


Two red kites were quartering the fields adjacent to Fort Nelson a.m. on 20th.  (M Wagstaff)




There were 14 purple sandpipers roosting at Southsea Castle about an hour before high tide on 19th.  (D Stevenson)


Three golden plovers were at Tipner Lake, Portsmouth Harbour on 19th.  (A Robjohns)  On the same day there were 38 in a Stansted rape field.  (M Prior)


A ruff was again with the black-tailed godwits at Posbrook Floods.  This was possibly the same bird that was seen at Titchfield Haven later in the morning.  (R carpenter)


There were 2 greenshanks at Tipner Lake, Portsmouth Harbour on 20th.  (A Robjohns)


A kingfisher was on the canal adjacent to Posbrook Flood on 20th.  (R Carpenter)


A male wheatear was perched on top of a melting snowman on castle field Southsea on 20th.  (T Doran)


A lesser redpoll was seen at Closewood Farm (Denmead) on 19th.  (R Appleby-Goudberg)




The finch flock coming to the Stansted supplementary feeding plot still has some bramblings amongst it and some very smart male reed buntings in breeding plumage looking good against the snow. (M Prior)




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