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January 2020

Monday, 20 January 2020

January 2020 Wildlife Sightings

January 2020 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 (if any).

Thursday 30 January
Tytherington Golf Club, 1st fairway
Mixed flock of 80+ Redwings and Fieldfares
David Tolliday

Wednesday 29 January
Bottoms Reservoir
17 Goosanders
David Collis

Saturday 25 January - Big Garden Birdwatch
West Park, Macclesfield
23 species in total including Sparrowhawk, Bullfinch and Mistle Thrush with fabulous views of Treecreeper and Goldcrest.

Friday 24 January - Big Schools Birdwatch
Victoria Park with King's School and later in the school's grounds
22 species seen the highlight being a flock of 70 Redwings

Thursday 23 January - Big Schools Birdwatch
Puss Bank School
14 species seen, the most surprising a Cormorant flying overhead

Monday 20 January (morning)
River Bollin, Prestbury sewage works area
Dipper - pair plus single bird
Mandarin - 4
Cormorant - overflying
Treecreeper - 3
Meadow pipits
Reed bunting - female
Redwing - small group of 10
Steve McCoskery

Thursday 9 January
Redwing at Tittesworth Reservoir
Richard Spence

Tuesday 7 January, mid morning
White-fronted Goose and 3 Pink-footed Geese in with the Greylags at Redesmere
David Collis

Saturday 4 January
2 Red-head Smews each day so for this year at Lapwing Hall Pool. Please only view from the top of the bank.
Steve Barber

Saturday 4 January
Little Egret, Grey Wagtail and up to 6 Teal (4m, 2f) - Paddlers Pool, Hurdsfield, present since 1 January.
David Atkinson

Friday 3 January
2 Barn owls near Goostrey
David Tolliday

Friday 3 January
Raven - Henbury, Macclesfield
David Tolliday

Wednesday 1 January
Dipper pair - Prestbury, River Bollin at Bollin Grove
Steve McCoskery

Tuesday, 14 January 2020

January 2020 Newsletter

January 2020 Newsletter

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

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