Steve Groves

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Contributor's Name Steve Groves
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Patch birder, Deputy Swanherd, ageing Mod, devoted husband to Suz. Other interests: Wildlife, Real Ale, WW2 but tweeting mostly Swannery bird sightings.

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Twitter Screen Name SwannerySteve
Location Abbotsbury Swannery, England
Followers 401
Following 244
Tweet Count 1906
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Here is a list of species this contributor has submitted records for:

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Species Scientific Name Interest Level Records
Recurvirostra avosetta
3
1
Limosa lapponica
3
16
Branta bernicla
2
1
Bubulcus ibis
5
4
Actitis hypoleucos
3
10
Sterna hirundo
2
3
Numenius arquata
1
1
Calidris alpina
2
14
Alopochen aeqyptiacus
1
2
Anas strepera
2
1
Morus bassanus
3
1
Sylvia borin
3
1
Anas querquedula
4
14
Locustella naevia
3
2
Ardea alba
5
1
Tringa ochropus
3
1
Tringa nebularia
3
6
Pluvialis squatarola
3
2
Falco subbuteo
3
2
Delichon urbicum
2
1
Charadrius alexandrinus
5
1
Vanellus vanellus
2
1
Sylvia curruca
2
1
Larus minutus
5
3
Charadrius budius
4
3
Calidris minuta
4
1
Clangula hyemalis
4
36
Circus aeruginosus
4
3
Larus melanocephalus
4
1
Pandion haliaetus
3
6
Haematopus ostralegus
1
4
Vanessa cardui
3
1
Falco peregrinus
2
1
Anas acuta
3
7
Aythya ferina
2
1
Milvus milvus
4
3
Mergus serrator
2
1
Tringa totanus
2
2
Phoenicurus phoenicurus
3
3
Acrocephalus scirpaceus
2
1
Anthus richardi
5
5
Charadrius hiaticula
2
9
Riparia riparia
2
2
Calidris alba
3
3
Sterna sandvicensis
3
4
Aythya marila
4
5
Acrocephalus schoenobaenus
2
2
Anas clypeata
2
1
Podiceps auritus
4
2
Gallinago gallinago
2
6

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The original tweets from which these records have been derived:

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Wed, 24/05/2017 - 23:00 2 Tawny Owl chicks peering out of their box tonight & 2 Oystercatcher pairs have 4 chicks between them with another on 3 eggs. 0 No
Wed, 24/05/2017 - 22:56 2 Egyptian Geese new in this evening. Single Ringed Plover & Turnstone the only migrant waders today. 0 No
Mon, 22/05/2017 - 22:00 1st Spotted Flycatcher of the year this evening. Sadly no longer annual here in spring. Formerly a regular breeder. Still an autumn regular. 0 No
Sun, 21/05/2017 - 15:53 Greenshank 1st for a few weeks & only migrant wader of the day. 4 days 10 hours ago 1 No
Sun, 21/05/2017 - 15:51 1st Lesser Whitethroat of year on patch last week (in adjacent Shipmoor scrub) but 1 in actual grounds today. Can't find Garganey though. 0 No
Sat, 20/05/2017 - 15:32 Garganey still on meadow pool this pm. At least 1 Sanderling in distant flock of 50+ Dunlin (& it's definitely not a Little Stint!) 0 No
Fri, 19/05/2017 - 10:26 The Garganey still present today & first returning Lapwing - that's it, it's officially autumn! 0 No
Thu, 18/05/2017 - 19:20 Duck Garganey the only bird of note during an evening only visit today. Hoping for 2 Red-rumped Swallows but never mind. 0 No
Wed, 17/05/2017 - 19:32 Hobby over 4.30pm. 0 No
Wed, 17/05/2017 - 14:07 The Garganey on meadow pool still during lunchtime hide round but couldn't find the Little Gull. 0 No
Wed, 17/05/2017 - 10:02 2cy Little Gull still by tern island 9am. 0 No
Tue, 16/05/2017 - 17:03 Nice pink 2cy Little Gull with near complete hood around tern island 4.50pm. Garganey still meadow pool. 0 No
Tue, 16/05/2017 - 08:21 Duck Garganey still on meadow pool this morning. 0 No
Mon, 15/05/2017 - 07:40 Well seems I did have reason to doubt myself! They're Little Stints! Doh! Thanks @Ben_Sheldon_EGI & @AxeBirder https://t.co/7KfCWVXEqy 1 week 3 days ago 1 No
Sun, 14/05/2017 - 12:09 Duck Garganey the highlight of this am's @WeBS_UK at The Swannery. 0 No
Fri, 12/05/2017 - 19:43 Waders around the embayment today were 1 Whimbrel, 8 Barwits, 2 Turnstone, 2 Sanderling, 5+ each of Dunlin & Ringed Plover. 0 No
Fri, 12/05/2017 - 19:38 Duck Garganey & Little Ringed Plover still on Meadow Pool this evening. 0 No
Thu, 11/05/2017 - 20:07 Just an evening visit today. Duck Garganey still, 16 Whimbrel, Barwit, Marsh Harrier but not a lot else of any note. 0 No
Wed, 10/05/2017 - 13:06 1st Hobby of the year this am but not a lot else. Grey Plover & Redshank the only passage waders. 0 No
Tue, 09/05/2017 - 19:32 Little Ringed Plover by meadow pool this evening. 0 No
Tue, 09/05/2017 - 17:07 5 Grey Plover this pm. 2 more Barwits & 3 more Whimbrel. 0 No
Tue, 09/05/2017 - 14:09 Wader tally today... Sanderling, 20+ Dunlin, 3 Ringed Plover, 4 Whimbrel, 4 Barwits & the 3 pairs of Oystercatcher. 2 weeks 2 days ago 1 No
Tue, 09/05/2017 - 14:06 Couldn't find the Little Gull or Garganey during lunchtime hide round but Whinchat on meadow pool fence. 3 Wheatears earlier. 0 No
Tue, 09/05/2017 - 11:47 2cy Little Gull over the Embayment this am & duck Garganey still on meadow pool. Don't know where report of drake still came from yesterday 0 No

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