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August 2016

Saturday, 27 August 2016

August 2016 - Wildlife Sightings

August 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 (am)
Grey Heron
South Park Macclesfield
Louise Arrowsmith ??

22nd
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker
Garden sighting visiting Daily always on peanut cake
Ryles Park Road (Macclesfield)
Maurice Peall

18th (am)
Swallow (3)
Common Buzzard (7)
Chiffchaff (c6/7) - family group
Willow Warbler (c5/6) - family group
Great Spotted Woodpecker (4)
Nuthatch
Goldcrest
Jay (2)
Black-headed Gull (2)
Green Sandpiper
Goldfinch (flock 50+)
Dipper
Kingfisher (3)
Mistle Thrush
Bollin valley way Prestbury
sewage works direction towards Mottram footbridge
Steve McCoskery

15th (16:30)
Dipper
River Bollin - Searching river bed stones
Seen from Gas St. / Commercial Rd. Footbridge (Macc)
Good views 5 mins. plus.
Michael Calam

15th (15:30)
Dipper
River Bollin - seen from Windmill St. Bridge (Macc)
Flew off upstream
Michael Calam

14th (14:00) - Repeat visit
Great Spotted Woodpecker (juv.)
Garden sighting (on peanuts)
Thirlmere - Ivy Farm Est. (Macc.)
Gordon Howard

11th (14:00)
Great Spotted Woodpecker (juv.)
Garden sighting (on peanuts).
Thirlmere - Ivy Farm Est. (Macc.)
Gordon Howard

10th
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker
Garden sighting - now showing most days always on peanut cake
Ryles Park Road (Macclesfield)
Maurice Peall