Peak Number of Adults seen :- 53 (4)
Total Number of Nesting Pairs :- 12
Nests Predated/Abandoned :- 0
Chicks Hatched :- 0
Chicks Surviving :- 0
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23rd April:- Thirty Five Avocets on The Allen Pool, Twelve Nesting Pairs found! Only The Allen Pool Viewed!

22nd April:- Ian Hartley; Avocet 3 Conder Pool!

22nd April:- A day away with Morecambe HF Ramblers,

21st April:- Nine Avocets on The Flood plus Ten Avocets on The EM Pool plus Thirty Four Avocets on The Allen Pool. Eleven Nesting Pairs found!

20th April:- John Wilson; Avocet 48

19th April:- 9.50am to 12 30pm, No Avocets seen however I did see Six Common Tern Decoys and the Tern Nesting Boxes have been rearranged! Infrequent reports have been noted since the 28th March but none of the Avocets seem to have settled!

18th April:- Mariochin; 2 Avocet on the Conder Pool! I will investigate on The 19th April!

18th April:- 7.30 to 8.30am: Twenty Eight Avocets on The Flood plus Four Avocets on the EM Pool plus Fourteen Avocets on The Allen Pool. The Nests seen on the Fifteenth have survived plus Three more on another Island! The Flood Birds were mostly sheltering from the wind close to the Rail Track! John Wilson saw a Total of Forty Eight Avocets on an Evening Visit!

17th April:- Rain. Rain. Rain. Rain, Plus the usual Twitching Hordes!

16th April:- An invasion of even more Twitchers!

15th April:- Six Avocets on The Flood plus Four Avocets on The EM Pool, Plus Twenty Eight Avocets on The Allen Pool. There are now Three Nesting Pairs on The Allen Pool! Plus an invasion of Twitchers!

14th April:- Six Avocets on The Flood plus Two Avocets on The EM Pool plus Twenty Avocets on The Allen Pool. There is a Nesting Pair on the Island in front of the Allen Hide!

13th April:- John Wilson; EM Complex Avocet 32

13th April:- Conder Pool 9.30am; Two Avocets (a pair) at the Conder Pool. Not Present at 3pm!

12th April:- Three Avocets on The Flood plus Fifteen Avocets on The EM Pool plus Ten Avocets on The Allen Pool. The same total as Yesterday!

11th April:- Three Avocets on The Flood plus Eleven Avocets on The EM Pool plus Sixteen Avocets on The Allen Pool, Two Pair on The Allen Pool are prospecting for a Nest Site! John Wilson:- Avocet 36 Most activity on Eric Morecambe

10th April:- John Wilson; EM Complex, Avocet 36.

9th April- Two Avocets on The Flood plus Six Avocets on The EM Pool plus Nineteen Avocets on The Allen Pool. There is possible Nest on The Allen Pool, this needs to be confirmed! However John Wilson saw Avocet 36 on the EM Complex.

8th April:- A day away with Morecambe HF Ramblers, however John Wilson: Eric Morecambe Complex Avocet 33.

7th April:- Eight Avocets on The Flood plus Seven Avocets on The EM Pool plus Nine Avocets on The Allen Pool.

6th April:- P Crooks; Conder Pool - 2 Avocet.

6th April:- Five Avocets on The Flood plus Two Avocets on The EM Pool plus Twenty Eight Avocets on The Allen Pool!

6th April:- P Crooks: 2 Avocet (at mouth of Conder Creek)

5thApril:- John Wilson, Avocet 30 at Eric Morecambe Complex!

5th April:- Conder Pool: 8.30am, Two Avocets at Conder Pool! I could not find them at 4pm. Barrie Cooper, Conder Pool: Four Avocets!

4th April:- P Crooks; 1 Avocet (at mouth of Conder Creek).

3rd April:- Four Avocets on The Allen Pool plus Nineteen Avocets on The EM Pool, The Flood not counted! John Wilson; Avocet 34 on Flood, 4 on Allen, As I suspected The Majority were on The Flood!

2nd April:- Rain. Rain. Rain. Rain. However John Wilson: Eric Morecambe Avocet 35.

1st April:- Eight Avocets on The Flood plus Fourteen Avocets on The EM Pool plus Fifteen Avocets on The Allen Pool.

31st March:- John Wilson; Avocet 35 on Eric Morecambe, Allen 6 including colour ringed bird from Seal Sands ringed as a chick in 2016.

30th March:- Four Avocets on The Flood plus Seventeen Avocets on The EM Pool plus Ten Avocets on The Allen Pool. This seems to be the stable Avocet number at the moment, however with 70 Avocets reported at Martin Mere things could change!

28th March:- Jean Roberts; Avocet seen by Andrew Cornall today!

28th March:- Four Avocets on The Flood plus Five Avocets on The EM Pool plus Twenty Seven Avocets on The Allen Pool. Obviously an influx of newcomers!

26th March:- Four Avocets on The Flood plus Nine Avocets on The EM Pool plus Eleven Avocets on The Allen Pool. I cannot see Thirty Avocets???

25th March:- P Crooks: 30 Avocet on the EM Pools! I was at Thirlspot with Morecambe HF!

24th March:- 9.30am: Four Avocets on The Flood plus Four Avocets on The EM Pool plus Nine Avocets on The Allen pool!

22nd March:- 10.30am: Ten Avocets on The EM Pool plus Two Avocets on The Allen Pool, The Allen Pool Birds were Mating! Where have all the Avocets Gone short time passing! John Wilson saw: Avocet 22, must have been later in the day! The Wanderers have returned!

21st March:- 10-am; Six Avocets on The Flood plus Fifteen Avocets on The EM Pool plus Two Avocets on The Allen Pool. There doesn't seem to have been any new birds from down south!

19th March:- 9.30am: Twenty Three Avocets on The EM Pool.

17th March:- Twenty Four Avocets on The EM Pool. The Electric Fence has been erected around the Allen Pool and the Avocets have not as yet returned to The Allen Pool

16th March:- Martin Mere At least 125 Avocets.

15th March:- RSPB Staff on Allen Pool, probably erecting an Electric Fence? Thirteen Avocets on The EM Pool.

14th March:- Elaine; Twenty One Avocets on The EM Complex.

13th March:- 2.30pm: Thirteen Avocets on The Allen Pool. However Martin Mere had Fifty Seven Avocets on the 12th Hopefully some of these bird will fly North!

11th March:- Five Avocets on The Flood plus Two Avocets on The EM Pool plus Six Avocets on The Allen Pool!

10th March:- 11am; Four Avocets on The Allen Pool, at 12.15pm they flew to the EM Pool. They fly off at the sightest disturbance!

8th March:- 11am; Five Avocets on The EM Pool, they flew to the Allen Pool later. There have been a few reports re The EM Complex since my last posting but no mention of Avocets being present!

25th February:- John Wilson; Avocet 1, so the single Avocet is still there (hope it doesn't freeze to death in the next seven days)!

24th February:- One Avocet on The EM Pool. All of the Eric Morecambe Complex Pools are partly frozen, most of the Avocets seen yesterday have left the site!

23rd February:- Kevin Kelly; Eric Morecambe Complex, 13 Avocet, No mention of which Pool they were on?

22nd February:-11 20am; Ten Avocets on The Flood, viewed from the Crag Road Viewpoint! My first sighting of Avocets this year! They looked like they had just arrived (all in a tight group and not yet feeding)! Richard du Feu saw Eleven Avocets!

20th February:- No local reports of Avocets, however Twenty Four Avocets at Martin Mere! I will try to find Avocets at Silverdale tomorrow! However; Twenty Four Avocets at Martin Mere!

19th February:- No Avocets visible from The Viewpoint today! The Avocets seen yesterday were probably birds of passage!

18th February:- P Crooks; An influx of 16 Avocets on the Eric Morecambe Pools this morning. Initially the flock were asleep, but were later disturbed and flew to the Flood end of the pools. I was at Greater Langdale!

17th February:- J Carter: First bird back on the Eric Morecambe Pools today. (I could not find any Avocets when I was there, about 12pm)! Martin Mere:- More Avocet arrived today with 7 birds present!

14th February:- An influx of 16 Avocets on the Eric Morecambe Pools this morning. Martin Mere Yesterday’s newly arrived Avocet were joined by another bird. Now Four Avocets!

13th February:- Martin Mere, The first of the returning Avocet were on Vinson’s Marsh this morning, just 3 birds. In the coming weeks this number will increase considerably. Log-1214

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