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THIRD RSPB SURVEY 2014

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This morning the volunteers from the RSPB walked round the fields, the following birds were seen:- Curlew, Lapwings, Oyster Catchers, red shank, Snipe, Pied wagtail, swallows, house martins, sand martins, great tit, chaffinch, song thrush, grey partridge, chiff chaff, blackbirds, rolls, wrens, robins along with numerous Brown Hares and 2 Roe Deer. This is the final survey, we look forward to seeing them again next year.

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RSPB SURVEY 2nd visit 2014

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On Sunday morning, 18th May, the volunteers from the RSPB team walked rounds our farm on an early morning survey of the birds. They saw the following birds:- Curlew, Lapwings, Redshank, Oyster Catchers, Pied Wagtails, Chaffinch, Goldfinch, Grey Partridges, Chaff Chaff, Swallows, House Martins, Sand Martins, Robin, Wren, pheasants, House Sparrows, along with numerous Brown Hares and Roe Deer. The final walk round will be held in 2 weeks.

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RSPB Survey 2014

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This morning 2 observers walked round the fields on the farm to look at the birds. The following birds were seen:- Lapwings, curlews, oyster catchers, redshank, tawny owl, chiff chaff, pied wagtail, sand martins, chaffinch, goldfinch, great tits, mallard ducks, swallows, great spotted Woodpecker, many hares and a roe deer.

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RSPB Visit

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2 volunteers from the RSPB walked round the farm early one morning last week. During their final walk this year they saw the following birds; curlews, redshank, oyster catchers, lapwings, a great spotted woodpecker, pied wagtails, skylarks, buzzards, goldfinch, chiff chaff, swallows, house martins, chaffinches, along with many pheasants, and partridges. There are also many grey hares.

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RSPB SURVEY

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A second survey of the land at Broadgate Farm was completed today by RSPB volenteers. During their walk this morning their sightings included the following; All five waders (curlews, oyster catchers, snipe, lapwing and redshank), many lapwing and curlew chicks were seen. There were also buzzards, long tailed tits, goldfinch, bullfinch, swallows, house martins, jackdaws, great spotted wood pecker, pied wagtail, chiff chaff. There are many brown hares and a deer was seen grazing in a meadow along with the pheasants and partridge. They are looking forward to our next visit in another few weeks to complete this years survey.

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Lapwing Survey

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Early this morning 2 volenteers from the RSPB walked round the fields at Broadgate Farm as part of this years lapwing survey. They saw some interesting sightings including the following birds:- Curlews, Lapwings, Snipe, Oyster Catchers, Whimbrels, a Greater Spotted Woodpecker, Jays, Long Tailed Tits, a Buzzard, Cahffinches, and Chiff Chaffs. They also saw many pheasants, partridge and hares.