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by Leonard Poxon
Sun Jan 26, 2020 5:14 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: White Coppice to Anglezarke Reservoir
Replies: 0
Views: 83

White Coppice to Anglezarke Reservoir

Birds seen/heard - 1 Bullfinch* (Heapey Road), 1 Mistle Thrush* (Coppice Lane), 60+ Mallard, 2 Raven, 3 Carrion Crow, 3 Blackbird, 1 Song Thrush, 4 Robin, 6+ Goldfinch, 1 Great Tit, 2 Blue Tit, coal Tit heard, 3 Cormorant over, 1 Great Black-backed & 4 Black-headed Gulls Gull on Anglezarke Reservoir...
by Leonard Poxon
Mon Jan 20, 2020 12:40 am
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Out and about
Replies: 1
Views: 124

Re: Out and about

Some photos added.

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Red Grouse
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Red Grouse
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Brambling (f)
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Brambling (m)
by Leonard Poxon
Sun Jan 19, 2020 11:00 pm
Forum: Out of Area Sightings
Topic: Long-billed Dowitcher & Purple Heron
Replies: 0
Views: 36

Long-billed Dowitcher & Purple Heron

On Saturday morning (18.01.20) I visited Marshide to see the Dowitcher. Due to heavy rain flooding the marsh it was not as close as it had been previously, however it was actively feeding and close enough for some good photographs. Following this I visited Eagland Hill to view the Purple Heron. I go...
by Leonard Poxon
Sun Jan 19, 2020 10:08 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Out and about
Replies: 1
Views: 124

Out and about

Adlington Reservoir am - Mallard, Teal heard, Great Tit, Blue Tit, Coal Tit, 1 Grey Heron & several woodpigeon. Hic Bibi Nature Reserve am - House Sparrow, Robin, Dunnock, Chaffinch, Blackbird, Woodpigeon, 10+ Fieldfare in field next to nursery. (did not have time to do a full walk through the reser...
by Leonard Poxon
Fri Jan 17, 2020 6:08 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Out and about
Replies: 0
Views: 66

Out and about

Eyes Lane, Bretherton am - 7 Blackbird, 1 Robin, 1 Dunnock, 3 Skylark*, 10 Meadow Pipit, 1 Raven*, 2 Carrion Crow, 2 Pheasant, 1 Kestrel, 1 Common Buzzard, 1 Teal, Mallard, 2 Moorhen, approx 1500 Pink Footed Geese, approx 150 Whooper Swan, 20 Shelduck, BH Gulls, 100+ Lapwing. Flock of 2 to 300 Woodp...
by Leonard Poxon
Sun Jan 12, 2020 9:31 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Sunday meanderings...
Replies: 1
Views: 126

Re: Sunday meanderings...

Thanks Jed, that was the fourth photo I have had published on Birdguides, but I have yet to achieve photo of the week.
by Leonard Poxon
Sun Jan 12, 2020 9:29 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: LSW - Dob Pastures 3
Replies: 1
Views: 152

Re: LSW - Dob Pastures 3

Ian,

I admire your tenacity, the call I heard was similar in pitch, but at a faster rate.
by Leonard Poxon
Sat Jan 11, 2020 5:03 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Out and about .
Replies: 10
Views: 280

Re: Out and about .

Hi Ian,

I heard it when I was near the first 'bridge' from high in the canopy towards the houses, but it never repeated the call and I did not see it. I did not hear any GSW this morning.

Len
by Leonard Poxon
Sat Jan 11, 2020 4:26 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Out and about .
Replies: 10
Views: 280

Re: Out and about .

Gary, What was your New Species? I was there at 11:30 this morning and heard what I thought was a Lesser Spotted Woodpecker. I also saw 1 Mute Swan; 6 Moorhen; 2 Coot; 1 Mallard; 1 Little Grebe*; several Blue Tit, Great Tit & Coal Tit; heard 3 Nuthatch & a Willow Tit*; 2 Dunnock, 2 Robin, 2 Song Thr...
by Leonard Poxon
Sat Jan 11, 2020 4:17 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Lead Mines Clough area
Replies: 1
Views: 154

Re: Lead Mines Clough area

Also male Hen Harrier and female Sparrowhawk which takes my species total to 67.
by Leonard Poxon
Sat Jan 11, 2020 1:05 am
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Lead Mines Clough area
Replies: 1
Views: 154

Lead Mines Clough area

Birds seen/heard - 2 Wren in dead forest & 1 in the Clough, 1 Meadow Pipit, Coal Tit, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Robin, Chaffinch, Carrion Crow, flock of 50+ Starling with a flock of 80 to 100 Fieldfare, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. Mammals - 1 Grey Squirrel. Other - Devil's Matchstick (or Na...
by Leonard Poxon
Mon Jan 06, 2020 7:32 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Lower Rivington & White Coppice
Replies: 5
Views: 343

Re: Lower Rivington & White Coppice

Thanks Ian, I will add it to my list.

Chorley Nats area species list now 65.
by Leonard Poxon
Sun Jan 05, 2020 11:29 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Lower Rivington & White Coppice
Replies: 5
Views: 343

Re: Lower Rivington & White Coppice

Re-processed photo of YLG

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by Leonard Poxon
Sun Jan 05, 2020 3:18 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Belmont Reservoir & Chorley Cemetery
Replies: 0
Views: 98

Belmont Reservoir & Chorley Cemetery

Belmont Reservoir - 5 Teal, 91 Mallard on the reservoirs, around 20 Pheasant in the in-bye fields, 97 Lapwing on the pontoons, 1 Wren, 1 Blackbird and 1 Chaffinch (heard) on the wooded areas adjacent the reservoir. 2 Gulls over. Chorley Cemetery - at least 6 Magpie, 1 Blue Tit, 2+ Coal Tit, 2 Goldcr...
by Leonard Poxon
Sun Jan 05, 2020 2:14 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: 2 New Arrivals
Replies: 2
Views: 170

Re: 2 New Arrivals

Great shots Peter, particularly the Lesser Redpoll.

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