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February 2015

Monday, 23 February 2015

February 2015 - Wildlife Sightings

February 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)


23rd
Lesser Redpoll
Quarry Bank Mill, Styal, by the bridge over the waterfall
Janet Norris and Elisabeth Neild

22nd at 10:00
Lapwing (150/200)
Overflying fields at Mill Lane, Mottram St Andrew
Steve McCoskery

20th at 10:30
Siskin (m)
Garden sighting at Astbury Drive, Prestbury
Steve McCoskery

17th
Goldeneye (1m, 4f))
Pink-footed Goose (2)
Paul Flackett at Redesmere

17th
Wigeon (100+)
Shelduck (4)
Little Grebe (3)
Lapwing Hall Pool near Chelford
Paul Flackett

17th
Curlew (98)
Oystercatcher (2)
Budworth Mere, Marbury Country Park
Paul Flackett

17th
Grey heron
Cormorant
Tufted duck (M&F)
Mallard (M&F)
Mandarin duck
Little Grebe
Goosander (M&F)
Common buzzard
Jay
Great tit
Blue tit
Coal tit
Long-tailed tit
Great spotted woodpecker (heard)
Raven (heard)
Very short walk from the Heronry viewpoint to the car park at Trentabank Reservoir, Macclesfield Forest
Derek and Daryll Bailey

15th (noon)
Lapwings (33) in field below Flash village
Margaret Lunn

12th (15:00)
Goldeneye (pair)
Tatton Mere
Mike Green

11th
Redpoll
Marton
Conor Molloy

11th
Male Stonechat - on the bridleway between Rainow and Blaze Hill in Bollington).
Grey Wagtail in the horse feed.
Paul Flackett

9th (9:30 to 11:30am)
Lapwing (24)
Meadow pipit (2)
Goldcrest
Treecreeper
Sparrowhawk
Buzzard (2)
Dipper
Grey wagtail (pair)
Redwing (35)
Bollin Valley Way, Prestbury from Spittall House Bridge to Mottram Hall footbridge
Steve McCoskery

9th
Great spotted woodpecker
Garden sighting
Daryll and Derek Bailey

3rd (11:30)
Dipper
River Bollin - intersection with Spencer Brook on Bollin Grove
Steve McCoskery

2nd (09:45)
Redwing
In Holly Tree - Thirlmere (Ivy Farm Est.)
Gordon Howard

Tuesday, 10 February 2015

February Heron - Monthly Newsletter

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