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HIGH­LIGHTS: Yel­low-browed War­blers were at sev­eral sites in­clud­ing Capel and Sels­don. Guille­mots were at Bank­side (5th) and near Ted­ding­ton Lock (14th). A phalarope sp. was at Bed­ding­ton SF (11th), where a La­p­land Bunt­ing flew over (22nd). A Gan­net flew over Chiswick Eyot Bridge. LON­DON WET­LAND CEN­TRE: High­lights in­cluded 23 Bar­na­cle Geese (19th), Gold­en­eye, Lit­tle Gull, Pin­tail, Short-eared Owl, Wa­ter Pipit, Wheatear and Yel­low Wag­tail.

STAINES RESER­VOIRS: A Yel­low-browed War­bler was ringed at Queen Mary Reser­voir (8th). Flocks of Bar­na­cle Geese were at Is­land Barn Reser­voir (11th & 22nd). Other records in­cluded Black-necked Grebe, Black Red­start, Gold­en­eye, Golden Plover and Wheatear.

OTHER WA­TER­WAYS: Tice’s Meadow, Farn­ham had a Jack Snipe (2nd), Bearded Tits (from 11th), Ring Ouzel (12th), Great White Egret (13th), Yel­low-browed War­bler (21st) and Golden Plover (30th). Great White Egrets were also at Hol­methorpe SP (11th) and Chilworth (30th). Caspian Gulls were at Bed­ding­ton SF (15th & 29th), with 12 Jack Snipe there.

OTHER SITES: Ring Ouzels were at sev­eral lo­ca­tions, in­clud­ing six at Devil’s Punch­bowl. Great Grey Shrikes were at Leith Hill (11th), Fren­sham Com­mon (from 15th) and Thurs­ley Com­mon (from 14th). Peter Bryant

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