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HIGH­LIGHTS: A Gan­net flew over Choles­bury (2nd). A Great White Egret was at Calvert (28th), with four Bearded Tits there (25th). Seven Whooper Swans were at Fox­cote Reser­voir (20th) and five more flew into Bucks from Wil­stone Reser­voir (20th). A Scaup was at Lit­tle Mar­low GP (24th-30th). A Marsh Har­rier flew over Steps Hill (4th) as did a Bar-tailed

God­wit (31st). A Short-eared Owl was at Sher­ing­ton (28th). A Rock Pipit was at Dor­ney Lake (31st). Yel­low-browed War­blers were at Com­mon Wood (17th) and Black Park (20th).

CALVERT LAKES: There was a Bittern (22nd-29th), a Pin­tail on three dates, Goosander (19th), Jack Snipe (19th-28th) and Caspian Gulls (6th & 19th).

IVINGHOE HILLS: Sev­eral Ring Ouzels passed through (3rd-18th), max­i­mum 10 (7th). There was a Mer­lin (3rd).

LIT­TLE MAR­LOW GP: A Pin­tail (3rd) and Jack Snipe (13th) were seen.

MANOR FARM: There was a Pin­tail (4th), two Goosanders (22nd) and a Jack Snipe (23rd).

WILLEN LAKES: Pin­tail (25th), Red-crested Pochard (15th) and Jack Snipe (29th) were seen.

OTHER SITES: A Bittern was at We­ston Turville Reser­voir (29th). Five Grey Par­tridges were at Hard­mead (6th). A Caspian Gull was at Fox­cote Reser­voir (21st). Ring Ouzels were at Lodge Hill (6th & 11th), Pit­stone Hill (5th & 7th) and Quain­ton Hills (5th). Adam Bas­sett (www.bucks­bird­club.co.uk)

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