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March 2015

Tuesday, 31 March 2015

March 2015 - Wildlife Sightings

March 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 (16:00)
Dipper
River Bollin - seen from Windmill St. bridge (Macclesfield)
Michael Calam

31st
Chiffchaff (6+) (calling)*
Woodcock
Dipper**
Lapwing (6+m) (Displaying)
OTTER sighting reported
Evidence of Kingfisher activity at last years nest site
Styal Country Park
* Southern Woods - **nesting in Culvert on R.Bollin
Derek Hatton

31st (p.m.)
Sand Martin (Early Hirundine !!! Ed.)
Astbury Mere (Congleton)
John Spottiswood

30th
At Danebower
Ring Ousel (2m, 1f)
Wheatear (1m, 1f)
Also:
Nearer to Cat & Fiddle
Kestrel
Meadow Pipit
Golden Plover
Grouse
Geoff Atkin

29th (p.m.) - (Report date)
Grey Heron (2)
Seen from Sutton Hall (Macclesfield)
Lisa Melody

27th
Brambling (m)
Trentabank - behind the Rangers Hut
Dave Bancroft

24th
Gadwall (m)
Capesthorne - Top Pool
David Taylor

24th (08:45)
Chiffchaff (singing)
Riverside Park (Macclesfield)
Steve Fry

23rd (report date)
Lapwing (2)
Seen near Monks Heath
Lisa Melody

23rd
Golden Plover (singing)
Field on right of path descending from Shining Tor towards junction to Errwood Reservoir/Cat & the Fiddle.
Peter Brierley

21st (p.m.)
Goldcrest (10) (small flock)
Curlew (3)
STOAT
Lamaload
Mark and Clair Arnold

20th (a.m.)
Chiffchaff (3 singing)
Astbury Mere (Congleton) - in the gorsey corner
Mike Atkinson

18th (08:00)
Chiffchaff (singing) - NB!! - First report of the season !!
Astbury Mere (Congleton)
Mike Atkinson

17th (09:00 'till Dusk)
Little Egret (2) - still showing but more elusive.
David Atkinson

16th (09:00 'till Dusk)
Little Egret (2)
Hurdsfield (Paddler's Pool aka Snape's Pool)
David Atkinson

9th (pm)
Grey Wagtail
Garden sighting (on bird bath) Priory Lane Macclesfield
Eileen Guttmann

8th (am)
Little Egret
Repeat sighting Westbury Drive / St Johns School area
Paul Brierley

7th (16:00)
Little Egret
Ivy Rd. Macclesfield - In a tree at the bottom of St Johns school.
Paul Brierley
Note - Bird also seen in his garden, and on Westbury Drive, Macclesfield, in field area adjacent to Chester rd.

6th
Goshawk
Macclesfield Forest
Matt Lawton

3rd
2 Buzzards circling
1 Little egret in flight going towards Wincle
Wildboarclough
Richard Spence

1st
5 Skylarks
40 Lapwings
Top of Cumberland Clough, (Buxton to Bosley road)
Matt Lawton

Sunday, 8 March 2015

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