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Pocklington Canal evening walk

On a very pleasant evening, 6th August, we had a successful walk along the canal between Hagg Bridge and Storwood.

Wildlife recorded was:

3 juvenile kestrels
1 sparrowhawk
1 barn owl hunting
5 chiffchaffs
1 willow warbler
2 sedge warblers
1 possible reed warbler
1 reed bunting
3 dunnocks in one bush
2 meadow pipits
15 house martins
20 swallows
1 goldfinch
2 blue tits
1 pheasant
4 juvenile and 4 adult mute swans
2 moorhens
1 grey heron
1 distant little egret
Distant mallards
3 lesser black backed gulls
20+ jackdaws
20+ rooks
2 carrion crows
2 stock doves
Woodpigeon not counted

2 brown hares

arrowhead in flower
flowering rush
marsh woundwort

1 pint black sheep-Melbourne Arms 🙂

Terry

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