Update: as per email sent out to participants earlier in the week we will be continuing the garden lockdown listing competition, table and postings for the rest of the year, as long as there are still people to take part. If at any point it is announced that we are out of full and complete lockdown we will just continue on as a garden listing league.
As an intermediary point; a snapshot of the lockdown listing league at midnight 12th May (when some travel restriction eased in England at least, with reduced restrictions on travel for exercise (although unnecessary journeys still being discouraged), the lockdown league table looked like this –
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Lockdown restrictions have been eased somewhat, but may tighten again. Irregardless, garden listing will still continue for many and can be a worthwhile pursuit in its own right!
Devoran: This morning’s garden birdwatch list was 27 species.
Also 2 more species to add to the Garden lockdown list this week, Great Black-backed Gull and Collared Dove,Very best (Stu Bearhop)
Trethurgy: Please update my Garden Lockdown list to 46..Thanks for all your good work and ideas.(Geoff White)
Middlewood: A bit more excitement this week with our first House Martins (9) feeding high above and the discovery of the location of the Chiffchaff nest, very small and rather low down in the front garden. Well concealed in the Christmas Box (Sarcococca) but so vulnerable.(Jen Bousfield)
Polbathic: Coal Tit (at last reappearing after a long absence) makes the Garden Lockdown List total: 51.(Andy Blonden)
Coverack: 67 species now on the list, including.Little Egret and Fulmar scoped over Lowlands Point (Dan Beadle)