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Sunday, 24 February 2013

Great Grey Shrike near Crynant

The GGS found by Rob Jones was still present today. Permission was granted to access the area favoured by the Shrike again today. However, whether or not the area can be accessed without restriction from another direction is less clear. If I find out that it is possible to access area without restrictions then I will post those details as they become available. Thanks go to Rob for arranging access today.

Also in the area 1 ringtail Hen Harrier and Rob later had a Short-eared Owl at Baglan Dunes, at last light.

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