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by Leonard Poxon
Sun Sep 22, 2019 1:51 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Osprey
Replies: 0
Views: 44

Osprey

One seen at Anglezarke heading over to Belmont according to Birdguides.
by Leonard Poxon
Sun Sep 22, 2019 9:39 am
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Great Knowley
Replies: 1
Views: 42

Great Knowley

Yesterday (21.09.19) - 5 Swallows over early afternoon

1 Rusty Tussock Moth in garden, 1 Red Admiral Butterfly.

Fungi - Brown Rollrim, Orange Mosscap, Cauliflower fungi.
by Leonard Poxon
Sat Sep 21, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Croston/Mawdesley Moss
Replies: 0
Views: 41

Croston/Mawdesley Moss

I called in after viewing the Red Necked Phalarope at Marshside and walked along the River Douglas from Rufford Station to Great close and back. Birds seen/heard - 2 Common Buzzard, 2 Kestrel, 24 Meadow Pipit, a pair of Stonechat, Woodpigeon, Magpie, Jay heard, Jackdaw, Carrion Crow; 1 Mallard, 1 Go...
by Leonard Poxon
Sat Sep 21, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Winter hill .
Replies: 2
Views: 110

Re: Winter hill .

A Manchester Birding sighting for High Rid Reservoir mentions a Red Kite flying low NW at 1:35pm towards the mast on Winter Hill.
by Leonard Poxon
Sat Sep 21, 2019 12:00 am
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Hic Bibi Nature Reserve Coppull
Replies: 0
Views: 53

Hic Bibi Nature Reserve Coppull

This morning 10:30 to 11:30 Birds seen/heard - 1 Sparrowhawk being harassed by a Carrion Crow and later seen again attacking a Kestrel with a Common Buzzard also joining the fray. Shortly after noted three Common Buzzard flying low in the area. 1 adult Chiffchaff singing and a juvenile begging an ad...
by Leonard Poxon
Fri Sep 20, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Great Knowley sightings
Replies: 0
Views: 29

Great Knowley sightings

1 Kestrel (f), 2 House Martin and 4 Swallow over the former quarry this evening.

1 Peacock, 1 Small Tortoiseshell and 2 Large White Butterflies in the garden today.

1 (m) Sparrowhawk seen hunting down our street mid afternoon.
by Leonard Poxon
Fri Sep 20, 2019 9:15 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Well Ln to Briscall Moor(Joe's Cup)
Replies: 2
Views: 85

Re: Well Ln to Briscall Moor(Joe's Cup)

Lydia, the purple fungi you found could be Amethyst Deceiver.
by Leonard Poxon
Wed Sep 18, 2019 9:37 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Grey Dagger Caterpillar
Replies: 2
Views: 100

Re: Grey Dagger Caterpillar

Great shot Peter.
by Leonard Poxon
Sun Sep 15, 2019 11:03 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Finney Lane
Replies: 2
Views: 110

Re: Finney Lane

Super shots Peter.
by Leonard Poxon
Sun Sep 15, 2019 2:17 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Chorley Cemetery
Replies: 0
Views: 73

Chorley Cemetery

Birds - 4+ Magpie, 2 Jay, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Nuthatch (and a second heard.) Blue Tit, Coal Tit.

Mammals - 4+ Grey Squirrel.

Fungi - Golden Spindles, Common Puffball, Clustered Domecap, Golden Waxcap, Weeping Widow, Bruising Webcap.
by Leonard Poxon
Sun Sep 15, 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Belmont Reservoir
Replies: 0
Views: 71

Belmont Reservoir

1 Kestrel, 5 Meadow Pipit,20+ Mallard, 30-40 Teal. 1 Blackbird, 1 Blue Tit, Carrion Crow, Pheasant.
by Leonard Poxon
Sat Sep 14, 2019 8:40 pm
Forum: Out of Area Sightings
Topic: Armchair birding in the USA
Replies: 1
Views: 78

Armchair birding in the USA

If anyone wants to do some more exotic bird watching from your armchair! I can recommend the following website: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CrXOxujiF9k It is a webcam posted 24hrs on you tube of a backyard bird feeder set up from Akron Ohio. Over the last 2 weeks I have recorded 17 species visit...
by Leonard Poxon
Sat Sep 14, 2019 12:23 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Eyes Lane Bretherton
Replies: 3
Views: 159

Re: Eyes Lane Bretherton

Thanks Peter.
by Leonard Poxon
Fri Sep 13, 2019 11:28 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Eyes Lane Bretherton
Replies: 3
Views: 159

Re: Eyes Lane Bretherton

Photo of Kestrel added.
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This is an escaped falconers bird as it still has jesses attached and has been seen in the area over a couple of weeks.

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