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December 2015

Wednesday, 23 December 2015

December 2015 - Wildlife Sightings

December 2015 - 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 (13:00)
Goosander (4m, 2f)
Little Grebe
Trentabank Reservoir (Langley)
Mike Green

29th
Goldfinch (flock feeding)
Fieldfare (flock feeding)
Birtles (Macclesfield)
Richard Spence

28th
Northwich
Starling murmuration (10000+)
Neumann's Flash
Green Sandpiper
Haydn's Pool
Paul Flackett


23rd (15:30)
Long-tailed Tit
Garden sighting - Ivy farm Est.
Gordon Howard

23rd (10:00)
Redwing
In Holly - Ivy Farm Estate
Gordon Howard

21st
Goldcrest
Pochard
Goosander (f)
Canada Goose (pair)
Tufted Duck (sev.)
Styperson Pool (SK10)
also seen
RED DEER (group)
(on hill above track)
Richard Spence

20th
Goldcrest
Pochard
Goosander (f)
Tufted Duck (flock)
Red Deer on hillside
Styperson Pool
Richard Spence

18th
Pink Footed Geese (approx. 120 flying south east)
Tytherington
David Tolliday

17th at 11am
Lesser redpoll (9)
Ashbrook Drive, Prestbury
Steve McCoskery

16th
Mandarin Duck (m) (2)
Pikelow Farm - Marton
David Taylor

16th
Goosanders (3 males and 6 females)
Poynton Pool
Bernard and Margaret Robinson

16th
Redpolls (2)
On niger seed feeder, Buxton Old Road, Macclesfield
Damien Healey

15th
Hoopoe
Wall Heath south of Wolverhampton near DY6 0DB
About 2hrs away and out of our normal area but if more details required email birdrecords@macclesfieldrspb.org.uk
Harold Cooper

15th
Kingfisher
Goosander (male)
Bollin Valley Way near Prestbury Sewage Works
Steve McCoskery

14th
Blackcap (male)
Ryles Park Road, Macclesfield. Feeding on sunflower hearts.
Maurice Peall

13th
Siskin
Raven (cronking as it flew over)
South-west Macclesfield
Graham Palmer

7th at 2pm
Goldeneye (f)
Styperson Pool
Steve Fry

6th
37 species including willow tit.
Tittesworth Water
See 'Trip Reports' for full species list
Local Group outing.

4th at 2.00pm
Green sandpiper
Tarporley
Paul Macready

4th at 1.30pm
Siskin (c20)
Middlewood Way, Tytherington/Kerridge
Steve Fry

2nd
Female adult siskin feeding on alder
Bollin Valley Way near Prestbury Sewage Works
Steve McCoskery

Tuesday, 8 December 2015

December 2015 - Monthly Newsletter

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