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    Rare bird at the pumping Station ?

    Could anyone please tell me what the interest is at the pumping station in Crossens. Yesterday there were loads of cars and I believe people have already started arriving this morning, complete with binoculars. Thanks

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    Rare bird at the pumping Station ?

    Pasted off the twitchers website


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    • Merseyside Drake Baikal Teal Marshside RSPB 13:50 on Outer Crossens Marsh tho distant. View from footpath on NE/ side of creek WNW/ of Banks Rd bridge. Note bird considered pure not hybrid as prev considered. PR9 9PJ SD353205

    Rare
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    Thanks for that

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    jamyramy

    ohno get ready for another place to be fenced out of bounds to the locals by the rspb.!

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    I know, imagine protecting the wildlife
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    Quote Originally Posted by jamyramy View Post
    ohno get ready for another place to be fenced out of bounds to the locals by the rspb.!
    Would that be the same local that I saw walking his dog alongside the sluice , on the marsh, right in front of the birders behaving themselves by sticking to the path on the bank.
    Probably thought it a 'a right laugh' to scare all the birds off.

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    Are local people not supposed to exercise either themselves or their dogs when twitchers deign to descend?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nomad View Post
    Are local people not supposed to exercise either themselves or their dogs when twitchers deign to descend?
    I think you'll find it's because a rare bird has descended - maybe they could fence off the sky and ask the birds to go elsewhere.
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    jamyramy

    Quote Originally Posted by Kafoozalum View Post
    Would that be the same local that I saw walking his dog alongside the sluice , on the marsh, right in front of the birders behaving themselves by sticking to the path on the bank.
    Probably thought it a 'a right laugh' to scare all the birds off.
    nah! that was a dogger,he thought desiree was at the sluice cleaning her bike

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    I am a local, and a birder, and thoroughly p**d off that I've probably missed this one
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