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June 2021

Wednesday, 16 June 2021

June 2021 Wildlife Sightings

Please report your wildlife sightings seen within approximately a one hour drive of Macclesfield to:
Please ensure that Covid 19 guidelines are complied with.
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).

16 June - Juvenile Blackcap. Chiffchaff and Grey Wagtail, Lapwing (5), Raven (group of 7 overflying), Swallow (3), Reed Bunting (male) at River Bollin, Prestbury (Steve McCoskery)

16 June - Swallow (2), Common Whitethroat, Sand Martins, Oystercatcher at River Bollin, Mottram (Steve McCoskery)

13 June - Pair of white wagtails Back Eddisbury Rd, Macclesfield (Jeremy Snape)

10 June - 22 species including Chiffchaff, Goldfinch, Grey Heron, Maedow Pipit, Pied Wagtail, Skylark, Stock Dove, Swallow, Swift, Whitethroat, and Willow Warbler at Tegg's Nose Country Park (Tina Hanak - Nature Stuff birdwatching course)

7 June - 22 species including Buzzard, Chiffchaff, Goldfinch, Linnet, Meadow Pipit, Skylark, Swallow, Swift, Whitethroat and Willow Warbler at Tegg's Nose Country Park (Tina Hanak - Nature Stuff birdwatching session)

7 June - Female Broad-bodied Chaser dragonfly at Danes Moss (John Cutter)

6 June - Osprey briefly at Lamaload Reservoir (Phil Badcock)

5 June - Painted Lady and several Small Heath butterflies at Higher Sutton (Tina Hanak)

4 June - Short-eared Owl, Curlew, Meadow Pipit in The Goyt Valley (David Collis)

3 June - Screaming party of 12 Swifts at Robin Hood public house, Rainow and a screaming party of 30+ Swifts at Brookfield Lane, Macclesfield with many of the birds flying at below roof height (Darren Mayer)

2 June - Red Kite, location withheld.