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July 2019

Tuesday, 30 July 2019

July 2019 Wildlife Sightings

July 2019 Wildlife Sightings

Please report your wildlife sightings seen within approximately a one hour drive of Macclesfield to:
Clear photos will be welcomed and each month a pdf will be attached at the bottom of this page with a selection of photos received.

30 July 2019, 10.00 am, Higher Sutton.
Green woodpecker (juvenile). Photos included in pdf.
David Collis

29 July 2019. Redesmere
Two common scoter - probably flown in with the recent bad weather.
Ralph Cole

29 July 2019 Swanscoe/Kerridge:
Spotted flycatcher.
Steve Fry

Red kite over the Hollins.

20 July
A curlew seen near to Pym Chair car park in the Goyt area. The curlew was flying around and returning to the same wall for at least 20 minutes and this was a first close up sighting for me. Brilliant!
Kim Montgomery

16 July 2019 River Bollin - Prestbury sewage works area
Plenty of juvenile birds crashing about in the riverside vegetation - great/blue/long tailed tits, grey and pied wagtails, chiffchaffs, song thrush, nuthatch, robin, male blackcap, green woodpecker.
On the water, female mandarin and mallard (with young ), single female mandarin, plus two (juvenile?) goosander.
Steve McCoskery

16 July 2019.
Very light phase Buzzard. Distance shot, Mill Lane, Chelford.
David Collis

12 July 2019 - Wildboarclough
Family of grey wagtails. 3/4 in the group. Richard Spence

09 July 2019 River Dean - Albert Road Bollington
Steve McCoskery

05 July 2019 River Bollin, Prestbury to Riverside Park
Five chiffchaff including juveniles, six blackcap including two juveniles, kingfisher, one adult grey wagtail plus three juveniles, pair of house martins and a red fox.
Steve McCoskery

04 July 2019 - River Bollin - Prestbury sewage works area
Six chiffchaff including juveniles, blackcaps, garden warbler, kingfisher, pair of swifts.
Steve McCoskery

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