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August 2015

Monday, 31 August 2015

August 2015 - Wildlife Sightings

August 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 (pm)
RED-CRESTED POCHARD
Sand quarries down Stubby Lane
Off the Monk's Heath to Chelford road (grid ref SJ8374)
Sue Newton
(via G.Palmer)

31st (am)
Green Woodpecker (pair with fledglings)
Garden sighting - Rainow
Sue Massey

28th (am)
Mixed flock of c20 birds inc.
Nuthatch
Goldcrest (2)
Coal Tits
Blue Tits
Long-tailed Tits
Chiffchaff
Stock Dove
Garden sighting - Ashbrook Drive, Prestbury
Steve McCoskery

24th (19:30)
HOBBY
Garden adjacent South Park Hobby circled our sycamore twice, calling and hunting.
Maurice Peall

24th
HOBBY
(hunting over the larger pool at the railway end of the reserve)
Common Lizard
Black Darter
Common Darter
Southern Hawker
Gatekeeper
Speckled Wood
Large White
Small White
Brimstone
Danes Moss NR
Steve Davenport

24th (a.m.)
Raven
Kingfisher (2)
River Bollin - from wooden footbridge below Abbey Mill (Prestbury)

23rd (a.m.)
Raven (2)
Overflying Ashbrook Drive Prestbury
Steve McCoskery

7th
Sparrowhawk (m)
Garden sighting (Bollinbrook Road area)
Daryll Bailey

2nd
Four-spotted chasers in abundance
Several magnificent Brown Hawkers
Many Black Darters
Common Darters
Azure Damselflies
Common Blue Damselflies
Two Emperor Dragonflies
Small Heath (Butterfly) abundant
Danes Moss (SSSI)
Les Gradwell