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December 2014

Wednesday, 31 December 2014

Male snipe singing in the rain

December 2014 - Wildlife Sightings

Please report your wildlife sightings seen within approximately a one hour drive of Macclesfield together with a clear subject image if available to: birdrecords@macclesfieldrspb.org.uk
(NB! - image is not essential)


31st (10:00)
Snipe (4) - flushed on Bollin Way, Prestbury (beyond sewage works in fields where Mottram path crosses)
Steve McCoskery

30th
Meadow Pipit (3) - feeding on ground with:
Goldfinch (6)
Prestbury Sewage Works - Steve McCoskery

23rd
Goosander (m+f)
Redesmere (Siddington) - Richard Spence

16th
Fieldfare (c100) - Woods below Tegg's Nose
Goosander (pair) - Tegg's Nose Reservoir (moved on)
Dave Beer

9th (10.00am)
Whooper Swans (2 adults and 3 juveniles)
Cackling Goose
Dark-bellied Brent Goose
Tittesworth - David Collis

7th
47 species seen including large flocks of wigeon and lapwings
Local group trip to Sandbach Flashes, see 'trip report' for full list

3rd (9.00am)
Bittern
Tittesworth West Hide - David Collis

2nd
Common Buzzard
Pikelow Farm, Marton - Conor Molloy at

2nd
Goosanders (4m, 1f)
Styperson Pool - Ann Eden

2nd
Great Crested Grebe
Wigeon
Tittesworth -Richard Spence

Tuesday, 9 December 2014

December Heron - Monthly Newsletter

December Heron - Monthly Newsletter

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