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December 2019

Tuesday, 31 December 2019

December 2019 Wildlife Sightings

December 2019 Wildlife Sightings

Please report your wildlife sightings seen within approximately a one hour drive of Macclesfield to: birdrecords@macclesfieldrspb.org.uk
Clear photos will be welcomed and each month and a pdf will be attached at the bottom of this page with a selection of photos received (if any).

Monday 30 December
Eastern/Siberian Stonechat at Ashton's Flash near Northwich.
Paul Flackett

Monday 30 December
2 Smew red-heads at Lapwing Hall Pool (Please keep to footpaths)
Paul Flackett

Saturday 28 December
Female (Redhead) Smew at Lapwing Hall Pool (Please keep to footpaths)
David Collis

Sunday 22 December at 9am
14 Egyptian Geese grazing in the field next too Capesthorne Top Pool.
David Collis

Monday 16 December Ryles Pool, South Park
Bird count for this local duck pond as follows;
Mute swan 2, Mallard 40, black headed gull 70, coot 6, moorhen 2, tufted duck 11, goosander 4.
Mike Naden

15 December - Redesmere
One yellow legged gull, one goosander (male), eight goldeneye, one grey heron, five cormorant, two great-crested grebe, seven mute swan, good numbers of black-headed gull, good numbers of tufted duck, massive numbers of coot (approx 200 birds)
Phil Grice

Sunday 15th December.
Hundreds of redwing descended on area around Poynton sports club, feeding on lacrosse field and stripping holly bushes and trees nearby.
Richard and Vivienne Arnold

Sunday 15 December 2019 - Redesmere
Eight Egyptian geese, three white-fronted geese, three pink-footed geese.
David Collis.

08/12/2019. Redesmere mid morning.
Seven Egyptian geese in with the Canada's.
This time last week there was a White-fronted goose with the greylag's
David Collis

Saturday 07 December 2019
This afternoon there was a male goosander on the canal between bridges 25 & 26 in Adlington and 4 males and 2 females on Styperson pool.
Rob Barker

Tuesday, 10 December 2019

December 2019 Heron - our latest monthly newsletter

December 2019 Heron - our latest monthly newsletter

Download the latest Heron Newsletter (pdf file) for up to date news about the RSPB Macclesfield Local Group.

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