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STEVE WARD

194 so far. A day on the Sol­way added Whitethroat, Whim­brel [above] and three skuas on last big day out.

TREVOR NOBBS

Cur­rently on 89 species in Corn­wall. Still con­fi­dent on reach­ing my 200.

JOHN WALKER

Just got to 150 on my year list and 183 on my life list.

KAREN SNOW

I’m up to 132, most of which were seen in Kent. Hope to add a cou­ple more this week­end.

DAVID MOR­RIS

105, in­clud­ing some seen in Cen­tral Park, New York, on New Year’s Day.

JAMES COM­MON

Just re­alised I’ve passed 200 species this year. Wood Sand­piper no.203 Time to up my tar­get?

SOR­REL JOHN­SON-HUGHES

I’m on 136 and saw all but a few of them in Hamp­shire. Hop­ing to see Nightjar soon and Os­prey at Rut­land Wa­ter on the way to see seabirds at Flam­bor­ough Head. I’ve sur­passed my usual year to­tal now, and seen some firsts, and im­proved my field­craft, so I’m pleased with how it’s go­ing. Favourite sight­ing was a pair of Short-eared Owls.

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