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September 2016

Sunday, 18 September 2016

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Sunday, 11 September 2016

Swallow perched on wire fence in Spain

September 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)

21st am
Chiffchaff
Swallow - 2
River Bollin - Prestbury sewage works area
Steve McCoskery

17th 14:00 and 15:30 (separate sightings)
Raven (2) - calling
Overflying fields between Pennington's Lane and Thirlmere (Macc.)
Gordon Howard

16th
Garden sighting Bollinbrook Road area
Treecreeper
Daryll Bailey

14th am
Spotted Flycatcher
Swanscoe/Kerridge area.
Steve Fry

13th am
Treecreeper
Dipper
Kingfisher - 2
Cormorant - overflying
SCAUP / TUFTED DUCK Probable hybrid
MINK - 2 (one large brown in colour - second smaller almost black in appearance)
Bollin Valley way - Prestbury sewage works area.
Steve McCoskery

12th
Grey Heron
Great Spotted Woodpecker - 2
Willow Warbler
Chiffchaff
Grey Wagtail - 2
Swallow - 4
Kingfisher
Buzzard - 2
Bollin Valley Way Prestbury - sewage works area.
Steve McCoskery

10th
Kingfisher (Flying along river toward Prestbury)
Grey Heron (2) (One chasing the other off)
Riverside Park (Macclesfield)
Daryll Bailey

4th
MANX SHEARWATER
Bosley Reservoir Nr. Macclesfield
Alan Kimber

1st (midday)
Mistle Thrush (5) Family group??
Pearl Street - Prestbury
Steve McCoskery