Wednesday, 29 September 2021

September 2021 Wildlife Sightings

Please report your wildlife sightings seen within approximately a one hour drive of Macclesfield to:

Clear photos will be welcomed.

Please ensure that any Covid 19 guidelines are complied with.

29 Sept - 60+ Pink-footed Geese heading south east over Macclesfield (David Tolliday)

28 and 29 Sept - Nature Stuff birdwatching class walks around Bosley Reservoir, 28 species including Chiffchaff, Goldfinch, Great Crested Grebe, Great White Egret, Grey Heron, House Sparrow, Jay, Kingfisher, Long-tailed Tit, Meadow Pipit, Song Thrush, Starling, Teal and Wren (Tina Hanak)

25 Sept - Pair of Mandarin ducks on Lark Pool (Jeremy Snape)

25 Sept - Swallow (6), Great White Egret, Grey Heron (several), Pied Wagtail, Meadow Pipit and large numbers of Canada Geese and Mallards at Bosley Reservoir (Tina Hanak)

21 and 22 Sept - Nature Stuff birdwatching class walks around Tegg's Nose and meadows around Windy Ways - 23 species including Chiffchaff, Goldcrest, Goldfinch, Skylark, Swallow, Swift, Willow Warbler and Wren (Tina Hanak)

21 Sept - Ring-necked Parakeet (10) gardens at NT Quarry Bank Mill (David Tolliday)

19 Sept - Singing Chiffchaff on Tytherington Golf Course (David Tolliday)

7 Sept - Higher Sutton - 50+ mixed hirundines feeding up in the sunshine then gathering on wires.
Last 3 days numbers of chiffchaff, willow warbler, blackcap and unidentifiable warbler sp moving through.
Woken up two days in a row by chiffchaff singing. (Tina Hanak)

7 Sept - Black-tailed Godwit (7), Dunlin (2), Ringed Plover (2), Little Egret at Rudyard (David Collis)

4 Sept - House Martin (group of 30-40), Raven (4 overflying) Prestbury village centre (Steve McCoskery)

3 Sept - Snipe (3) at Rudyard (David Collis)

3 Sept - Egyptian Geese (8) at Acre Nook, Lapwing Lane (David Collis)