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June 2016

Tuesday, 28 June 2016

June 2016 - Wildlife Sightings

June 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)


28th
Hen Harrier (f) (quartering)
Location Withheld
Ralph Cole

27th (08:oo)
Common Buzzard (2)
Flap & Glide - Low but rising
Over Fields rear of Thirlmere (Ivy Farm Est.)
Gordon Howard

25th
Peregrine Falcon
Wildboarclough (Flying SW over Blaze Farm)
Ralph Cole

25th
Kingfisher
Paddlers Pool (Macclesfield)
and
Yellowhammer
40 Acres Lane - Kermincham
Chris Revett

24th
Siskin (m)
Wildboarclough (between P.O. and bridge)
Ralph Cole

21st
Raven (2) (Flying W)
Danebower area
Ralph Cole - U3A Birdwatching Group

21st (a.m.)
Ring Ouzel (with food)
Peregrine Falcon (flying SW)
Curlew (disturbed by Peregrine)
Danebower Chimney
Ralph Cole - U3A Birdwatching Group

19th
Meadow Pipit
Curbar Edge (Peak District S32)
Les Gradwell

18th
Reed Bunting (m)
Danes Moss N.R.
Ralph Cole

17th (c15:30)
Green Woodpecker (in flight)
Teggsnose Wood
Ralph Cole

15th (c10:30)
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker
Pochard
Wigeon
Little Grebe
Lapwing Lane Pool
Ralph Cole

15th (c10:30)
Common Tern
Shelduck (2)
Great Spotted Woodpecker
Acre Nook Pool
Ralph Cole

14th
Long-tailed Duck (m)
Lapwing Hall Pool near Chelford (accessed from Lapwing Lane)
Has stayed for the last few days
Paul Flackett

10th
Grey Partridge (pair)
Danes Moss N.R. (Macclesfield)
Ralph Cole

10th (report date)
Little Ringed Plover (pair + 2 chicks)
Farmland just East of M6 motorway
Precise location confidential.
Received via David Tolliday

9th
Red Kite (3)
Over Adlington Street (Macclesfield) - High moving N.E.
John and Clariss Quin

8th
Teal
Whitethroat (family)
Grasshopper Warbler (seen and heard)
Danes Moss
John Cutter

8th
Mandarin (f) with 8 ducklings
Bottoms Reservoir - Langley
Roy Mullings

6th (22:00)
Woodcock
Above Standing Stone car Park on path to Shuttlingsloe
John Cutter

5th (13:00)
Red Kite
Over Gratton Dale:-
rising on thermal then gliding on
John Cutter

5th
Spotted Flycatcher
Lower Teggsnose Wood - Nr. nest box 07
Ray Borrow

5th (Report date)
Spotted Flycatcher (pair)
Wildboarclough:
Nesting for the 3rd consecutive year in the Virginia Creeper on the side wall of the Old Post Office,
Ray Borrow

2nd (22:00)
Woodcock
Goyt Valley - seen from car park half way up from Goyt to Pimm's Chair
John Cutter

2nd
Ring-necked Parakeet (escapee??)
being chased along Amberley Road Macc. by a Magpie.
Paul Flackett

2nd (Report Date)
Spoonbill (sev.)
Avocet (sev.)
Marsh Harrier
RSPB Burton Mere Wetlands
Seen over recent visits by
Paul Flackett