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November 2018

Wednesday, 28 November 2018

November 2018 Wildlife Sightings

November 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: birdrecords@macclesfieldrspb.org.uk
(NB! - image is not essential)

30 November
Truly wild Deer (not the Tatton park lot), not one mile from my house in Sutton.
Great White Egret still on Redesmere.
David Collis

28 November
Two redwing feeding on our garden Rowan berries today, the first this winter.
Dave Beer

Visit to Poynton Pool Tuesday 27/11/2018
As well as usual suspects the following were seen
Two Gadwall, three shoveller, 12 wigeon, seven goosander, one water rail, one kingfisher, one ring-necked parakeet
Derek Hatton

25 November am. Prestbury sewage works area - River Bollin
Pink footed geese - 15 overflying south east, sparrowhawk, kestrel, two dipper, two meadow pipit, reed bunting, kingfisher, treecreeper.
Steve McCoskery

24 November.
Peregrine - Jodrell Bank
Woodcock - Kermincham
David Tolliday

23 November am - Poynton Park
Pochard, goldeneye, eight wigeon, six shoveler, gadwall, tufted duck, mandarin duck, goosander, water rail, ring-necked parakeet.
Pete Dowse

23 November 11am - north end of Rudyard Lake
Two blacktailed godwit, one knot (good views), two willow tit, about 30 teal.
Ralph Cole

Sunday 18 November at 12.00, a pair of goosander on South Park
lake, Macclesfield (alomg with the usual mallard, tufted duck, coot,
swans, etc). Excellent close-up view!
Michael Calam

15 November - Rudyard Lake - north end
teal - 45
wigeon - 8
willow tit - 2
snipe - 20
bullfinch - pair
black tailed godwit
Steve McCoskery

13 November
Still two GW Egrets at Redesmere Tuesday morning.
Also kingfisher, five goosander and four buzzards.
Steve Seal.

12 November
Still two great white egrets at Redesmere today, also female goldeneye, kingfisher and four goosander.
Steve Seal.

12 November
Two great white egrets on Redesmere.
Richard Spence

10 November am Redesmere
Still two great white egrets on Redesmere.
A few shots from this morning, taken in much better light (see file at bottom of this page).
David Collis

08 November am - River Bollin sewage works area.
two redwing flocks - 15/20 plus a group of 80 - 100
fieldfare - circa 20
dipper
overflying little egret
sparrowhawk
Steve McCoskery

08 November - am.
TWO. Great White Egrets on Redesmere.
Much better photos than last time.
This one caught six small fish in 15 mins.
Hopefully THREE EGRETS tomorrow.
David Collis

06 November - Poynton Pool
Three Wigeon, two great crested grebe, two gadwall, seven goosander, two pair mandarin, one kingfisher. Richard Arnold

Great white egret still present at Redesmere 15.30 Monday 05November
Chris Eccleston

Sunday 04 November at 8.00 am on Redesmere.
Great white egret.
David Collis

03 November - am
A Dipper in the River Dean under the Middlewood Way viaduct.
02 November 2018 - afternoon.
There were three goosander (possibly young and/or female) on Styperson pool, fighting over a fish. I also saw a couple of redwing beside the canal and later another five near Long Lane in Bollington.
Rob Barker

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Tuesday, 13 November 2018

November 2018 Heron - our monthly newsletter

November 2018 Heron - our monthly newsletter

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Thursday, 1 November 2018

2018 - 2019 Programme of Events

2018 - 2019 Programme of Events

The Events and Activities of RSPB Macclesfield Local Group.

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