Tuesday, 30 November 2021

November 2021 Wildlife Sightings

Please report your wildlife sightings seen within approximately a one hour drive of Macclesfield to:

Clear photos will be welcomed.

Please ensure that any Covid 19 guidelines are complied with.

26 Nov - Snipe, Siskin, Goosander (3), Chiffchaff, Grey Wagtail, Dipper, Pied Wagtail (100+), Redwing, Meadow Pipit, Teal (4), Goldcrest River Bollin, Prestbury (Paul Davies)

24 Nov - Little Egret, River Bollin, Bollin Grove, Prestbury (Steve McCoskery)

24 Nov - Nature Stuff Birdwatching session at Brereton Heath Local Nature Reserve, 32 species seen including Common Buzzard, Goldcrest, Goldfinch, Great Crested Grebe, Long-tailed Tit, Nuthatch, Redwing, Tawny Owl, Treecreeper, Wren (Tina Hanak)

21 Nov - 85 Pink-footed Geese over Pestbury flying in a westerly direction (Steve McCoskery)

20 Nov - Treecreeper, Nuthatch, Long-tailed Tit (small flock), West Park, Macclesfield (David Tolliday)

19 Nov - Dipper in full song - River Bollin, Gas Road bridge, almost under the railway line. (David Atkinson)

16 and 17 Nov - Nature Stuff Birdwatching session at Chorlton Water Park, 38 species seen including Bullfinch, Common Buzzard, Collard Dove, Gadwall, Goldfinch, Goosander, Great Crested Grebe, House Sparrow, Jay, Kingfisher, Long-tailed Tit, Pochard, Redwing, Siskin, Sparrowhawk and Teal. (Tina Hanak)

15 Nov -100+ Pink-footed Geese flying west over Prestbury (Steve McCoskery)

6 to 14 Nov - Little Egret, 1 daily from 6th-14th November, with 2 on 10th, Paddlers Pool, Hurdsfield. (David Atkinson)

13 Nov - Lesser Black-backed Gull (2) on Lark Hall Pond and a Kestrel at Back Eddisbury Road, Macclesfield (Jeremy Snape)

11 Nov - Black-headed Gull with blue colour ring 2F88 at Redesmere. Rung 24 February 2013 at Redesmere and seen in Oset, Narke, Sweden on 9/3/2017, 17/6/2019 and 27/3/2020 (David Tolliday)

11 Nov - Goldeneye (pair), Lesser Black-backed Gull (2), Tufted Ducks (lots), Great Crested Grebe at Redesmere (David Tolliday)

9 and 10 Nov - Nature Stuff Birdwatching session - Bollington - The Canal, Tinker's Clough and The Middlewood Way. 26 species seen including Bullfinch, Grey Wagtail, Redwing and Siskin. There were mixed Goldfinch/Siskin flocks of 25+ birds. (Tina Hanak)

8 Nov - Redwing, Stock Dove (3) and a male Redpoll in garden, Buxton Old Road, Macclesfield (Damien Healey)

7 Nov - Wigeon (30+), Pochard (2), Teal (2), Barnacle Geese (5), Cormorant (17), Fieldfare (20+) at Tittesworth Reservoir (David Tolliday)

7 Nov - 20+ Fieldfares and 2 Redwings eating rowan berries plus several Blackbirds, nuthatch and a Song Thrush in a Blakelow Road, Macclesfield garden (Dave Beer)

6 Nov - c150 Pink-footed Geese overflying Prestbury village in a easterly direction (Steve McCoskery)

6 Nov - Lesser Black-backed Gull on road by front garden on Tytherington estate (David Tolliday)

4 Nov - Lots of Goldcrests, Nuthatch, Great Spotted Woodpecker and a female Goosander in Congleton Park (Tina Hanak)

4 Nov - 30+ Fieldfare, Higher Sutton (Tina Hanak)

3 Nov - 30 to 40 Redwings flying over Prestbury village centre (Steve McCoskery)

2 and 3 Nov - Nature Stuff Birdwatching session - Tegg's Nose Country Park, Tegg's Nose and Bottom's Reservoirs. 30 species seen including Bullfinch, Cormorant, Goldfinch, Goosander, Kingfisher, Little Grebe, Redwing, Song Thrush, Sparrowhawk and Tufted Duck (Tina Hanak)

2 Nov - Goosander (8 female and 2 male) Leadbeaters Reservoir (David Beer)

1 Nov - 3+ Fieldfares with 8 to 10 Redwings feeding on yew berries at Prestbury Hall, Prestbury (Steve McCoskery)