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October 2018

Sunday, 28 October 2018

October 2018 Wildlife Sightings

October 2018 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:
(NB! - image is not essential)

28 October 2018
I walked around Fernilee this afternoon and saw about a dozen fieldfare. Also on the water I counted 34 mandarin ducks, approximately 50/50 m and f.
Rob Barker.

27 October 2018 River Bollin , Prestbury - sewage works area
redwing - circa 20
dipper pair (still)
mandarin duck - 2 pairs
raven - 3
Steve McCoskery

20 October 2018, 1200 - River Bollin - Bollin Grove, Prestbury
Dipper - pair.
Steve McCoskery

20 October
Five wigeon on Poynton Pool,
Vivienne Arnold

Wednesday 17 October approx 3pm - Tegg's Nose Country Park
Merlin (probably juvenile, possibly adult female)
perched on top of a tree on the right of the path (Sadler's Way) leading up to the Cafe.
Catherine Buchanan

15 October 2018, 11.00 am
Circa 120 pink footed geese flying south east over Ashbrook Drive Prestbury.
Steve McCoskery

11 October - Fletcher Moss (Didsbury)
Redwing, jay, buzzard, goldfinch, ring-necked parakeet, goldcrest, stock dove.
(Not much else braving the gusts)
Tina Hanak

WEA Bird List - Bollington - 9 October
Blackbird, blackheaded gull, blue tit, buzzard, Canada goose, carrion crow, coal tit, cormorant, goldcrest, goldfinch, great tit, Ggrey wagtail, jackdaw, jay, long-tailed tit, magpie, mallard, moorhen, pied wagtail, robin, stock dove, treecreeper, wood pigeon, wren.
Tina Hanak

07 October 2018
Our 1st fieldfares of the winter, near Flash on Sunday lunchtime.
Margaret Lunn

07 October 2018 - Higher Sutton
31 goldfinches sitting in a line on a telephone wire, two swallows, female sparrowhawk mobbed by two ravens, small flock of redwing, five fieldfare.
Tina Hanak

Thursday, 4 October 2018

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