Horned grebe

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A Slavonian Grebe is giving views at Cemlyn Bay, nine Greenland White-fronted Geese continue their overwinter sojourn at Talacre, and another Glaucous Gull is at Llanddulas.
I counted black headed gull, herring gull, greater black backed gull, lesser black backed gull, Axmouth Seaton heron, mute swan, greenshank, redshank, lapwing, grey plover, avocet, curlew, cormorant, shag, shelduck, long-tailed duck, dunlin, teal, bar-tailed godwit, black-tailed godwit, turnstone, oystercatcher, red breasted merganser, great crested grebe, slavonian grebe, wigeon, brent goose and peregrine.
Fellow newcomers the Slavonian grebe and pochard and are classified as "near threatened" due to such issues as breeding failures and challenged environments.
The group saw lots of winter migrant birds including Great Northern Divers, a Slavonian Grebe, a Smew, and a fantastic sunset show put on by thousands of gulls.
But concerns have been raised that the plan could affect the breeding grounds of rare Slavonian grebe birds.
In Scotland, eggs of rare birds, such as the white-tailed sea eagle, golden eagle, chough, osprey and slavonian grebe, are highly prized by egg collectors.
In Scotland, eggs of rare birds such as the white-tailed sea eagle, golden eagle, chough, osprey and Slavonian grebe, are highly prized by egg collectors, most of whom come from south of the border.
Barry Sheavills' haul included 52 extremely rare examples, including three from the Slavonian grebe of which there are only 30 known pairs.
But the Slavonian grebe, whose range extends at its southernmost margins to Scotland and breeds on only a few lochs, is less frequently seen.
In the aftermath, 14 Scaup were off Colwyn Bay and 22 off Kinmel Bay on Monday, with individuals on pools at RSPB Conwy and Morfa Madryn, while a Slavonian Grebe was at Cemlyn lagoon.
Elsewhere, Denbighshire had the pick of the week's birds, with a great northern diver feeding busily on shorecrabs in Rhyl's marine lake, joined by a Slavonian grebe on Monday morning, and a Mediterranean gull was on the nearby River Clwyd.
A scaup was on Anglesey's Inland Sea, with a Slavonian grebe and 178 pale-bellied brent geese at nearby Penrhos Coastal Park.