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July 2016

Sunday, 31 July 2016

July 2016 - Wildlife Sightings

July 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)

31st (16:20)
Common Lizzard
Above Wildboarclough towards Three Shire Heads
David Cosgrove

31st
Great Spotted Woodpecker
Garden sighting Ryles Park Road (Macclesfield)
Maurice Peall

27th (pm)
Common Crossbill
Macclesfield Forest near the path from Standing Stone towards Shuttlingsloe
Paul Flackett

27th
LESSER SPOTTED WOODPECKER
Garden sighting - seen in the morning - and came back evening.
Ryles Park Road (Macclesfield)
Maurice Peall

24th
Willow Warbler
Garden sighting - Prestbury
Steve McCoskery

23rd
Peregrine Falcon - engaging with:
Common Buzzard (2)
Mottram St. Andrew
Matthew Barratt

19th
Golden Plover
Goyt - SK996743 Elevation 510m.
Les Gradwell

18th
Common Tern
Ridgehill - in flight from Goyt approx. heading towards comms. tower
Also recently seen in this aea
Lapwing flocks (20 / 30)
Richard Spence

18th
Grey Wagtail
Dipper
Wildboarclough
Richard Spence

18th
Jay (2)
Garden sighting rear of Thirlmere (Ivy Farm)
Gordon Howard

14th
Meadow Pipit
Curlew (sev.)
Thursbitch (King'sClough SJ 991 750
Les Gradwell

7th
Sparrowhawk
Tree Sparrow (taken by Sparrowhawk above)
Adlington St. (Macclesfield)
John Quinn

6th (am)
Black-necked Grebe
Pochard (sev.)
Wigeon
Little Grebe (sev.)
Lapwing Hall Pool
Shelduck (10)
Acre Nook sand quarry
Paul Flackett