We are pleased to announce that the Field Trip to Heapey / Whittle, this Thursday, 16th July, is ON. https://www.chorleynats.org.uk/wpsite/e ... y-whittle/

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by Lee Harrison
Sat Sep 29, 2018 7:45 am
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Good Year for Parakeets
Replies: 0
Views: 422

Good Year for Parakeets

Must have been a good breeding year for the Parakeets around the Lower Burgh Meadows area, I've recently seen flock of at least 13 birds together.

Lee
by Lee Harrison
Sat Jun 23, 2018 12:12 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: White Coppice Red Kite
Replies: 1
Views: 620

White Coppice Red Kite

Just had Red Kite over the crag at White Coppice at 12 O'clock and it seems to be hanging around for now.

Lee
by Lee Harrison
Wed Apr 25, 2018 9:34 am
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Lower Burge Meadow
Replies: 0
Views: 397

Lower Burge Meadow

Great to hear at least 2 (1 seen)Grasshopper Warblers reeling away for the last 2 morning while out jogging, 2 whitethroats also this morning and a Sedge warbler, plus loads of Chiffchaff, Willow Warblers and Blackcaps, Other recent sighting include upto 4 Roe deer seen together and the local Ringne...
by Lee Harrison
Mon Jul 24, 2017 3:12 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Fallow Deer?
Replies: 3
Views: 1594

Fallow Deer?

I've just pulled up in bretherton to have my dinner on a side road between Cocker Bar Rd and Ridley ln. Looking east towards Whymott Brook (I think this land eventually leads upto the Garth prison and the old landfill site) I saw 4 female Fallow Deer with at least two young bouncing around in the lo...
by Lee Harrison
Fri Jun 16, 2017 10:22 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Hobby...
Replies: 0
Views: 720

Hobby...

Saw a very unexpected Hobby while parked up at Chorley Tesco today, a first for the year for me 👍, heading from the the fields adjacent to Euxton cricket club and the river yarrow very quickly in the direction of Astley park, I didn't see it come back around but it could have gone anywhere. Worth ke...
by Lee Harrison
Mon May 22, 2017 6:00 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Mandarin With Young
Replies: 0
Views: 686

Mandarin With Young

Very nice to see a female Mandarin with 11(think I) young this morning while out running. On the river between Birk. and Duxbury wood.

Never seen them with ducklings before.... A very nice start to the day 😊

Lee
by Lee Harrison
Tue Apr 04, 2017 1:50 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Chorley Waxwings
Replies: 2
Views: 1286

Re: Chorley Waxwings

Same flock now around woodlands Meadow/ fir tree close feeding in corner houseback garden as you enter road.
by Lee Harrison
Tue Apr 04, 2017 9:40 am
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Chorley Waxwings
Replies: 2
Views: 1286

Chorley Waxwings

Appox. 30 waxwing on The Cedars PR73RH just now 9:40.

Lee H.
by Lee Harrison
Sun Jan 01, 2017 6:45 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Ring-necked Parakeet
Replies: 1
Views: 977

Re: Ring-necked Parakeet

I had 5 over the oaks/cedars week before last, great to see then sticking around, also had a single bird while running past the sea view, whittle-le-woods earlier in the year.
by Lee Harrison
Sun Jan 01, 2017 6:40 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Waxwings
Replies: 0
Views: 617

Waxwings

Approx 40 Waxwing on the corner of Letchworth drive and Collingwood Road at 15:30 this afternoon, sorry for the late post but didn't see them myself, was watching football Ummmmmm... 40 waxwing would have been a better result.... A regular spot for them to be seen so hopefully they will still be the...
by Lee Harrison
Mon Dec 21, 2015 8:53 am
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Birkacre, 20/12/2015
Replies: 0
Views: 675

Birkacre, 20/12/2015

Nice to see up to 10 Goosander and 1 female Goldeneye on the Big lodge yesterday, usual Tufties knocking around, kingfisher zipping up the river (although he didn't have a chance of catching in those high levels) lots of redwing moving through above the weir with a few fieldfare, approx. 20 Siskin m...
by Lee Harrison
Mon Nov 16, 2015 8:34 am
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Ring-necked Parakeet
Replies: 9
Views: 2632

Re: Ring-necked Parakeet

I assume these are the same birds from the Burge Lane area, I haven't seen or heard them in recent weeks.
by Lee Harrison
Mon Oct 05, 2015 12:28 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Sighting...
Replies: 0
Views: 699

Sighting...

Had a couple of hours around White Coppice on Saturday afternoon, plenty of mixed flocks moving down the Goit, lots of Goldcrest moving through with the usual suspects also a good number of Redpoll mixed in and a few Siskin, I though I heard up a Firecrest calling in the larger of the two flocks tha...
by Lee Harrison
Mon Sep 21, 2015 8:28 am
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Great Egret
Replies: 20
Views: 5676

Re: Great Egret

Sorry for the late post but yesterday while walking around the Anglezarke reservoir the GWE flew from the Lower anglezarke area to the top near Watermans cottage end at approx. 2:45pm and flew back off in the same direction at 3:30pm great close views in flight, and a Chorley Tick :)

Lee
by Lee Harrison
Wed Jul 15, 2015 9:13 am
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Hummingbird Hawk Moth
Replies: 2
Views: 1152

Re: Hummingbird Hawk Moth

Had a text message off my Mum yesterday, saying that she had one in her garden, off Collingwood Road.

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