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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:
(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

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

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

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

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)
Tittesworth West Hide - David Collis

Common Buzzard
Pikelow Farm, Marton - Conor Molloy at

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

Great Crested Grebe
Tittesworth -Richard Spence

Tuesday, 9 December 2014

December Heron - Monthly Newsletter

December Heron - Monthly Newsletter

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