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February 2020

Saturday, 29 February 2020

February 2020 Wildlife Sightings

February 2020 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 a pdf will be attached at the bottom of this page with a selection of photos received (if any).

29 February
Kumlien's Gull at Pumphouse Flash, Sandbach
Phil Grice

24 February
20 Redwings on back garden lawn just off Beech Farm Drive
Kevin Rogers

20 February
Goosander (3m and 6f)
Mixed flock 250+ Redwing, Fieldfare and Mistle Thrush
Tytherington Golf Club
David Tolliday

19 February
Smew (redhead) Redesmere
David Collis

19 February
Male Blackcap, Ashbrook Drive, Prestbury.
Steve McCoskery

19 February
Little Egret
Tytherington Golf Club
Gareth Tucker

18 February
Male blackcap under and on feeder in garden, off Dickens Lane, Poynton
Vivienne Arnold

18 February
Mixed flock of 25 Redwings and Fieldfares being followed by a Sparrowhawk
Tytherington Golf Course
David Tolliday

17 and 18 February
Willow Tit, Treecreeper and Nuthatch at Rudyard
David Collis

16 February
Macclesfield Canal, Adlington
- Kingfisher near to bridge 25 and three Buzzard circling around together
- A little further past the bridge a male Goosander flew overhead
Middlewood Way
- Buzzard perched on telephone wires
- Flock of Starlings in bushes
- Treecreeper on a post just before the viaduct in Bollington
Rob Barker

14 February
Sparrowhawk, Springwood Way, Macclesfield
Steve Sleath

14 February
Male Siskin, Ashbrook Drive, Prestbury.
Steve McCoskery

13 February
Goldcrest at Rudyard
David Collis

12 February
8 Redwings in South Park, Macclesfield
Laura Howard

11 February
Mixed flock of 200+ Redwings and Fieldfares plus single Song Thrush and Mistle Thrush
Tytherington Golf Club fairways
David Tolliday

10 February (pm)
Redesmere
Shoveler (pair)
Goldeneye (at least 5 males and 4 females)
Smew (redhead)
Cormorant (4)
Lesser black-backed gull (2)
Tufted duck (lots)
Oystercatcher
David Tolliday

9 February (am)
Smew (redhead) at Redesmere
David Taylor

8 February
Willow Tit at Etherow Country Park
David Taylor

8 February
One Redwing on Western Avenue, Macclesfield.
Laura Howard

8 February
Smew (redhead) plus many Pochard and Wigeon
Lapwing Hall Pool, Chelford. Please only view from the top of the bank.
Andy Whitby

7 February
2 Little Egrets at Tittesworth
Richard Spence

6 February
Smew (redhead) at Lapwing Hall Pool, Chelford. Please only view from the top of the bank.
David Collis

6 February
River Bollin - Prestbury sewage works area
Kingfisher - 2
Dipper - pair
Goosander - 2m, 1f
Snipe - 5
Steve McCoskery

6 February
Green Woodpecker, Tytherington Woods area
David Tolliday

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Monday, 10 February 2020

February 2020 Newsletter

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

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