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September 2017

Friday, 22 September 2017

September 2017 - Wildlife Sightings

September 2017 - 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)

25 September - early afternoon.
Chiffchaff heard calling half way up Cumberland Clough in Wildboarclough.
Rob Barker

23 September 2017 am - Prestbury sewage works area
house martin - circa 50
reed bunting - 5
Observer - Steve McCoskery

22 September - Astbury Mere
Grey Wagtail (juvenile)
Raven
Kingfisher
Chiffchaff several still singing
G S Woodpecker
Nuthatch
Bullfinch x7
Coot X 77
Tufted Duck X 40
Steve Seal - astburywildlife.blogspot.co.uk

20 September 12.30 - Ridge Hill, Nr Mermaid, Leek.
Red Kite.
Chris Grime

16 September 9.00 am
Approximately 80 pink footed geese overflying Prestbury village in easterly direction.
Observer - Steve McCoskery

10 September 11am
A special treat just now. Just back from bike ride and heard unusual call (for round here). Looked up just in time to see two peregrines flying low heading north over our house on Blakelow Road in Macclesfield, roughly in direction of Kerridge. A 'wow' moment!
Barry Hayter

08 September - 9.30am
Very late swift over Macclesfield.
Chris Grime

06 September - Cat and Fiddle.
Wheatear.
Chris Grime

06 September 2017 - Higher Sutton
26 swallows first thing and then 50+ house martins.
Tina Hanak

05 September 2017 - Higher Sutton
Warbler fest! Loads of birds passing through - we must be on a migration route. Spotted flycatcher, redstart, stonechat, willow warbler, chiffchaff, whitethroat, blackcap and various other unidentifiables. A flock of 100+ goldfinch with bullfinch, chaffinch, greenfinch. Green woodpecker, GS woodpecker, treecreeper, stock dove, raven, kestrel, buzzard, etc. (Red deer, stoats, voles providing sideshows!) The barn owls are still around and tawny too.
Tina Hanak

Monday, 11 September 2017

September Heron - our monthly newsletter

September Heron - our monthly newsletter

Download the latest Heron Newsletter (pdf file) for the latest news and interesting articles.

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Saturday, 2 September 2017

2017 - 2018 Programme of Events

2017 - 2018 Programme of Events

The Events and Activities of RSPB Macclesfield Local Group.

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Friday, 1 September 2017

August Heron Part 1

August Heron Part 1

The first half of the magazine of the RSPB Macclesfield Local Group.

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