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2016 Sightings

GREAT GREY SHRIKE, 7 WOODCOCK - SPTA west. Shrike at Sack Hill ST901464 - Andrew Bray, Peter Scutt

2 Blackcap - Bishopdown, Salisbury - Keith & John Simpson

CATTLE EGRET - Stoford Farm, Stoford, birefly only - Bob Blamey

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Goosander, 2 Ruddy Shelduck - Langford Lakes - Peter Brittain

25 Corn Bunting, 30 Golden Plover - SPTA west - Peter Brittain

6 YELLOW-LEGGED GULL, 2 Herring Gull, 2 Common Gull, 400 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 100 Black-headed Gull, 2 Ruddy Shelduck, 13 Shoveler, 6 Wigeon, Cetti's Warbler - Langford Lakes - Granville Pictor

2 AVOCET, 6 Curlew - in flight over CWP74 - Nigel Pleass, Stephen Edwards

Blackcap - Swindon - Graham Deacon

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YELLOW-LEGGED GULL - Westbury Pond - Mike Smith

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Blackcap - Trowbridge - Abi Starr

SHORT-EARED OWL - South Leaze, Swindon - Richard Williams

Blackcap - Tellcroft, Corsham - Alan Carpenter

CATTLE EGRET - Roves Farm, Sevenhampton - Martin Adlam

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GREAT GREY SHRIKE - Battlesbury Hillfort, Warminster - Brian Garrett

2 HEN HARRIER (ringtails) - SPTA west - Brian Garrett

2 SIBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF, 10 Chiffchaff, 3 Raven - Westbury STW - Mike Smith

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2 Blackcap, 2 Red Kite, 27 Gadwall, 14 Wigeon, 2 Shoveler, 7 Little Grebe, 21 Herring Gull - Lydiard Park - Nigel Pleass

Water Rail - Warminster - Peter Brittain

HEN HARRIER (ringtail), 4 Stonechat, 100 Fieldfare - SPTA west - Graham Stacey, Frank Mogford

2 YELLOW-LEGGED GULL, 18 Snipe, 9 Lapwing, 4 Wigeon, 28 Cormorant, Little Egret - Langford Lakes - Mike & Angela Trew

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SHORT-EARED OWL, 2 Red Kite, 20 Meadow Pipit, 15 Skylark, 4 Golden Plover, 200 Lapwing - Stoford - Bob Blamey

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40 Fieldfare, 2 Raven - Middle Woodford - Bob Blamey

Chiffchaff, 30 Pied Wagtail, Grey Wagtail - Great Wishford STW - Bob Blamey

DIPPER, Little Egret, Kingfisher, Raven - Box - Tim Oliver

2 SHORT-EARED OWL - Liddington Hill - Martin Adlam

Stonechat, 4 Raven, 50 Corn Bunting - SPTA west - James Salkeld

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120 Fieldfare - Charlton St Peter - Brian Heath

Blackcap - Swindon - Graham Deacon

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60 Corn Bunting - SPTA west - Peter Brittain

Water Rail - Warminster - Peter Brittain

2 Raven - Wylye - Bjorn Howard

200 Redwing, 40 Fieldfare, Raven, Red Kite, Kingfisher, Water Rail - Nightingale Wood - Phil & Graham Deacon

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Peregrine - Blakehill - Robin Griffiths

9 YELLOW-LEGGED GULL, 6 Herring Gull, 500 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 100 Black-headed Gull, 6 Wigeon, 4 Shoveler, 200 Lapwing, Water Rail - Langford Lakes - Granville Pictor

100 Corn Bunting, 300 Yellowhammer, 150 Chaffinch, 250 Redwing, 2 Raven - Ogbourne St Andrew - Matt Prior

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SHORT-EARED OWL - Barbury Castle - Nigel Pleass

GREAT GREY SHRIKE - SPTA west, along Warminster to Imber track - Peter Brittain

Red Kite - Bromham - Alex Davies

Red Kite - Thickwood - Chris Woods

2 Red Kite - Wylye - Bjorn Howard

45 Gadwall, 50 Shoveler, Pochard - Langford Lakes - Bjorn Howard

Water Rail, Little Egret - The Mead, Westbury - Mike Smith

2 SIBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF, 15 Chiffchaff, 3 Grey Wagtail - Westbury STW - Mike Smith

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3 YELLOW-LEGGED GULL, 6 Herring Gull, 130 Lesser Black-backed Gull - Old Sarum - Bob Blamey

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SHORT-EARED OWL - Barbury Castle - Edward Butler

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2 Stonechat, 5 Red Kite, 2 Raven, 200 Lesser Black-backed Gull - Stoford - Bob Blamey

 Peregrine, 500 Lapwing, Chiffchaff - CWP305 - Nigel Pleass

WOODCOCK, 450 Wigeon, 41 Gadwall, 89 Tufted Duck, 21 Goldeneye, 39 Snipe, 8 Curlew, 500 Lapwing, 3 Water Rail, 3 Grey Wagtail, 4 Cetti's Warbler, 6 Chiffchaff - CWP68-74 - Nigel Pleass

5 Blackcap - Ashton Keynes - John Grearson

3 Blackcap - Salisbury - Keith Simpson

2 SIBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF, 10 Chiffchaff, Little Egret - Westbury STW - Mike Smith

HEN HARRIER (ringtail) - SPTA west - Steve Dewey

70 Siskin, 3 Lesser Redpoll, 150 Redwing, 50 Fieldfare, Little Egret - Axford - Matt Prior

50 Golden Plover - Stoford - Bob Blamey

CASPIAN GULL hybrid (ringed in eastern Germany), 200 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 9 Herring Gull, 400 Lapwing - Old Sarum - Bob Blamey

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Red Kite - Stratford sub Castle - Bob Blamey

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