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Saturday, 1 October 2016

Pit 60 - 1 October am

No sign of the GWE
1 Kingfisher
50+ hirundines (House Martins + a few Swallows)
1 Black Swan
4 Red-crested Pochard
Teal, Wigeon, Gadwall
2 Little Grebes
2 Little Egrets

Little Grebe with Bullhead (c) Stephen Burch. 

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  1. Perhaps a ruffe or a bullhead?

  2. Definitely a Bullhead or as I know it Millers Thumb.

  3. Thanks guys! Definitely looks to have a wide head. The Little Grebe made short work of it, despite it looking quite a mouthful for it!