News archive

November 2016

Thursday, 24 November 2016

November 2016 - Wildlife Sightings

November 2016 - 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)

29th am
3 male & 2 female goosander and a cormorant.
Leadbeaters reservoir.
David Beer

27th midday
Three fieldfares in tree.
Junction of Trap Street and Salters Lane, Lower Withington.
Chris Revett

23rd at 8.15 am
Overflying raven
Ashbrook Drive Prestbury
Observer - Steve McCoskery

21st - After all the wind and rain the day before - very busy morning on garden rowan tree.
5 blackbirds; 2 song thrushes; 2 mistle thrushes; 1 redwing; a female bullfinch; 2 crows plus the usual
gold and greenfinches.
Blakelow Road
David Beer

15th
Large numbers of Siskin and Lesser Redpoll.
Redwing, Fieldfare, Raven, Goldcrest, Song and Mistle Thrush
Jodrell Bank
Tina Hanak and WEA Birdwatching Group

14th am.
Siskin (female) 1st of season on feeder.
Thirlmere, Ivy Farm Estate) Macclesfield
Gordon Howard

14th am.
Great Grey Shrike
Clough Brook, Macclesfield Forest
Trevor Jackson

13th Evening
c20 Jackdaws flew from Algreave, down Hollin Lane, Sutton to roost site at Danes Moss
Matt Lawson

13th
Goldcrest - unusual for this garden
Sandringham Road, Macclesfield
Chris Revett

8th
Red Admiral Butterfly - remarkable for this time of year
Rydal Close, Macclesfield
Graham Palmer


Sighting carried forward from 31 October:
20+ crossbills
Macclesfield Forest near Standing Stone car park.
Jean and Ray Evans.

Wednesday, 23 November 2016

WEA Birdwatching Class

WEA Birdwatching Class

Download the pdf file for more information

Download file

Wednesday, 9 November 2016

November Heron - our monthly newsletter

Download the latest Heron Newsletter (pdf file) for the latest news and interesting articles.

Download file