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February 2016

Monday, 29 February 2016

February 2016 - Wildlife Sightings

February 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)

27th
BARN OWL
Near Torgate Farm (Between Wildboarclough and "Cat and Fiddle")
Possibly highest (altitude) Cheshire record (400 Mtrs.)
Matt Lawton

25th
Golden Plover (heard)
Birchenough Hill (Algreave)
Matt Lawton

23rd (11:00)
Raven (flock c26+)
Lapwing (flock c40)
Area between "Higher Nabs" Farm
and "Hanging Gate) pub
Mark Arnold

19th (pm)
SCAUP (m - 1st winter)
Astbury Mere (Congleton)
John Spottiswood

19th
Curlew (calling)
Lamaload
Matt Lawton

19th
Lapwing (4 - displaying)
Skylark (2 - singing)
Higher Sutton / Pigford Moor
Matt Lawton

17th
Siskin (sev.)
Lesser Redpoll (sev.)
Goldcrest (sev.)
Tree Creeper (sev.)
also
Carrion Crow (showing leucistic primaries)
Pikelow Farm (Marton)
David Taylor

16th (11.25am)
Dippers (2)
River Bollin, upstream of Windmill Street Bridge, Macclesfield
Michael Calam

16th
Lesser redpoll (M & F)
Ashbrook Drive, Prestbury
Steve McCoskery

11th (18:00)
Woodcock
Cockhall Lane
Langley (Macc.)

10th
Lesser Redpoll
Garden sighting - Wilmslow
Lesley Kelly

03rd (c14:30)
Blackcap (m)
Garden sighting (brief visit)
Ullswater Mansions (Ivy Farm Est. - Macc.)
Simon Jackson

Wednesday, 10 February 2016

Big Schools Bird Watch - 10 years on !!!

Big Schools Bird Watch - 10 years on !!!

Download the Big Schools Bird Watch Newsletter below (pdf file) for the latest news.

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Wednesday, 10 February 2016

February Heron - Monthly Newsletter

February Heron - Monthly Newsletter

Download the Heron Newsletter (pdf file) for the latest news and articles of interest

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