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HIGH­LIGHTS: The coast be­tween Lland­du­las and Pen­sarn held four Surf Scot­ers, two Vel­vet Scot­ers (3rd) and 20,000 Com­mon Scot­ers. Lland­du­las had a Firecrest (20th). Col­wyn Bay had a Yel­low-browed War­bler (18th). Salt­ney had a Cat­tle Egret (17th). Fenn’s Moss logged a Hen Har­rier (29th) and Great Grey Shrike (from 28th).

COASTAL SITES: The River Clwyd, Rhyl, had four Curlew Sand­pipers (1st). Yel­low-browed War­blers were at Rhyl Brick­fields (4th) and Col­wyn Bay (18th). Hen Har­ri­ers were at Point of Ayr (20th) and Flint Cas­tle (23rd). Shotwick Boat­ing Lake logged 24 Lit­tle Grebes (10th). Shot­ton Steel­works had three Ravens over (25th). Con­nah’s Quay held 16 Spot­ted Red­shanks, nine Twite, 153 Lin­nets and a Grey Wag­tail (29th), a Scaup (3rd) and a Whin­chat (6th).bag­illt had a Yel­low-legged Gull (9th).

IN­LAND SITES: Min­era Moun­tain had sev­eral Stonechats and Lin­nets, six Buz­zards and a Jay. Gres­ford Flash pro­duced 121 Canada Geese (8th), 500 Grey­lags (10th), three Wi­geon (21st) and a Goosander (27th). Plough­ing at Honk­ley at­tracted 200 Lap­wings (2nd-3rd), with Stock Doves also present. Pul­ford Brook had a King­fisher (3rd). Gar­den birds in­cluded large mixed au­tum­nal flocks such as 30 Long-tailed Tits in a Wrex­ham gar­den (31st), and mi­grant Red­wings, Gold­crests and Black­birds in­clud­ing 12 at Bur­ton (21st). There was a fly­over Raven (2nd). Nor­man Hal­las, Rev Hugh Linn, Kevin Smith & Richard Smith

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