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December 2016

Friday, 30 December 2016

December 2016 - Wildlife Sightings

December 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 not essential)

31 December
Dipper
River Dean, Albert Road, Bollington.
Observer - Steve McCoskery

28 December
Dipper
River Bollin beside big Tescos, Macclesfield.
Observer: Matt Lawton

27 December
Peregrine overflying South Park towards centre of Macclesfield.
Observer - Matt Lawton

27 December
Woodcock
Bosley
Observer - Brian Hicks

27 December
Lesser redpolll - small group - 15/20 birds
Snipe - 4
Meadow pipit - 10 in amongst starlings / pied wagtails on filter beds
Bollin Valley Way - Prestbury sewage works area.
Observer - Steve McCoskery

17 December
lone waxwing
orchard side of B&Q Macclesfild
Observer: Brian Hicks

11 December - noon
Goldeneye - 2 male, 1 female
Redesmere
Observer - Chris Revett

10 December 1400
overflying Prestbury village centre- peregrine falcon heading south west.
Observer - Steve McCoskery

09 December morning
Goosander - male and female
Grey wagtail
Kingfisher
Snipe - 2
Along Bollin Valley way , Prestbury sewage works area.
Observer - Steve McCoskery

06 December, 10.30 am
4 Goosander- 3 male,1female,
3 Mandarin- 2 male, 1female,
1 Wigeon F
Poynton Pool.
Margaret & Bernard Robinson

2nd
5 male, 4 female Goosander.
Leadbeaters reservoir.
David Beer

01 December - noon
Dipper
River Bollin/Spencer Brook confluence.
Observer - Steve McCoskery

Wednesday, 14 December 2016

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