Search found 2240 matches

by Leonard Poxon
Tue Jul 16, 2019 12:01 am
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Swifts.
Replies: 8
Views: 227

Re: Swifts.

8 in area between Stump Lane Eaves Lane and Mayfield Avenue tonight.
by Leonard Poxon
Tue Jul 16, 2019 12:00 am
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Great Knowley
Replies: 0
Views: 6

Great Knowley

Saturday - Grasshopper Warbler heard over former quarry.

Today - 1 Juvenile Siskin on feeders, 1 Common Whitethroat in back garden.

2 Small Tortoiseshell butterflies in garden.
by Leonard Poxon
Sat Jul 13, 2019 11:08 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Great Knowley & Great Knowley to Heapey No. 3 Lodge
Replies: 0
Views: 50

Great Knowley & Great Knowley to Heapey No. 3 Lodge

Great Knowley - 8/9 young Pheasant seen over former quarry + 3 Swift early afternoon. 1 Ringlet Butterfly, 5 Meadow Brown, 2 Small White, 2 Small Skipper and 1 possible Comma. Mason Wasp present in garden again. Several Hover Fly species including Chrysotoxum bicinctum), 1 Hawthorn Shieldbug, 1 Beet...
by Leonard Poxon
Sat Jul 13, 2019 12:53 am
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Cuerden Valley Park
Replies: 0
Views: 62

Cuerden Valley Park

Dragonfly pond 12.07.19 Lepidoptera -1 China Mark Moth, 1 Peacock Butterfly, 3+ Large White, 10+ Meadow Brown, no sign of WLH though. Odonata - 3 Emperor (2m & 1f), 1 4-Spotted Chaser, 2 Brown Hawker, 2 Black-tailed Skimmer (f), 2+ Emerald Damselfly, 40+ Blue Tailed, 6+ Azure Blue 1 Common Frog. Flo...
by Leonard Poxon
Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:10 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Mammals
Replies: 9
Views: 284

Re: Mammals

10+ Rabbits seen regularly on Gale Moss close to the canal bridge.
by Leonard Poxon
Mon Jul 08, 2019 11:37 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Eyes Lane
Replies: 2
Views: 96

Re: Eyes Lane

Great photos Peter.
by Leonard Poxon
Sun Jul 07, 2019 7:09 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Great Knowley sightings
Replies: 0
Views: 214

Great Knowley sightings

Birds - Great Spotted Woodpecker on the garden feeders yesterday (First one I have seen this year), Grey Heron landed in a neighbour's garden. Insects - 1 Ringlet butterfly seen on Friday (05.07.19) was the first I have seen at this location, 3 seen here today including one that flew into my garden....
by Leonard Poxon
Sat Jul 06, 2019 2:51 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Alance Bridge & Belmont Reservoir
Replies: 0
Views: 188

Alance Bridge & Belmont Reservoir

Alance Bridge - Went to look for Purple Hairstreaak Butterflies, but none seen. Heard an adult and a juvenile Tawny Owl. Saw a Pied Wagtail and a Grey Wagtail. Belmont Reservoir - Thousands of Black Headed Gulls still, with many juveniles, 2 Oystercatcher, 10+ Canada Geese. Sedge Warbler, Blackcap a...
by Leonard Poxon
Sun Jun 30, 2019 8:26 am
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Black Necked Grebe
Replies: 1
Views: 144

Re: Black Necked Grebe

No sign this morning.
by Leonard Poxon
Sat Jun 29, 2019 11:16 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Great Knowley
Replies: 1
Views: 111

Re: Great Knowley

Photos of Ruby Tailed Wasp and Orange Ladybird added.
48147571901_cf787df279_z.jpg
48147571901_cf787df279_z.jpg (95.43 KiB) Viewed 84 times
by Leonard Poxon
Sat Jun 29, 2019 11:13 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Great Knowley
Replies: 0
Views: 169

Great Knowley

Lepidoptera - 1 Red Admiral in the garden today, 3+ Small Skipper seen over Former quarry area. Riband Wave Moth on the kitchen window a few nights ago and Large Yellow Underwing in the garden today. 48147659522_06d945e80f_z.jpg - The Snout 48147572261_d8a8f686ea_z.jpg - Riband Wave (underside) 4814...
by Leonard Poxon
Fri Jun 28, 2019 9:58 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Great Knowley
Replies: 1
Views: 111

Great Knowley

Birds seen/heard - 5 Swifts mid afternoon feeding over former quarry area. 9 juvenile and 1 female Pheasant seen from close range (Neil amend the recent sightings of Partridge here to Pheasant). 1 Kestrel. 1 possibly 2 juvenile Siskin seen several times on my garden feeders today. Lepidoptera - hund...
by Leonard Poxon
Thu Jun 27, 2019 11:21 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Great Knowley
Replies: 0
Views: 184

Great Knowley

2 juvenile Siskins on the feeders this morning was a surprise. I have only ever had Siskin in winter/early spring before.

Tonight there were two Orange Ladybirds (Halyzia sedecimguttata) in my front garden.

Also this morning I saw a Pheasant in flight over the former quarry area.
by Leonard Poxon
Tue Jun 25, 2019 11:27 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Common Scoter - Anglezarke
Replies: 1
Views: 148

Re: Common Scoter - Anglezarke

I had a look at Anglezarke Reservoir early evening. No sign of the Scoter but there were approximately 94 Canada Geese, 1 Feral Goose and 9 Greylag Geese. Also seen were 8 Mallard, 2 Great Crested Grebe and 2 Pied Wagtail.
by Leonard Poxon
Mon Jun 24, 2019 11:30 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Yarrow Valley Park
Replies: 2
Views: 154

Re: Yarrow Valley Park

Nice shots Peter.

Go to advanced search