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by Leonard Poxon
Sun Mar 24, 2019 1:39 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Chorley Cemetery
Replies: 0
Views: 35

Chorley Cemetery

Birds seen/heard - 2+ Nuthatch heard, Goldcrest heard, 2 Coal Tit, 1 Great Tit, 1 Blue Tit, 2 Long Tailed Tit, 2 Blackbird, Goldfinch heard, 1 Chaffinch, 1 Robin, 3 Magpie, 2 Carrion Crow, 4 Jackdaw over, 3 Woodpigeon.

Flora - Bluebells and Wood Anemone in flower.

Mammals - 1 Grey Squirrel.
by Leonard Poxon
Sun Mar 24, 2019 11:58 am
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Lower Healey Lodges
Replies: 0
Views: 42

Lower Healey Lodges

top lodge - 2 Coot, 1 Moorhen, 5 Mallard.

Bottom Lodge - 4 Coot, 1 Mallard.

Along the track - 2 Coal Tit, 1 Great Tit, 1 Tree creeper, 1 Blackbird.

Bottom end of Froom Street - near the mill. Sadly 11 dead Toads several days deceased.
by Leonard Poxon
Sat Mar 23, 2019 10:04 am
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Winter Hill and George’s Lane
Replies: 4
Views: 108

Re: Winter Hill and George’s Lane

Well done John.
by Leonard Poxon
Sat Mar 23, 2019 9:45 am
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Georges Lane (Belmont Road) & Roynton Lane, Rivington
Replies: 0
Views: 50

Georges Lane (Belmont Road) & Roynton Lane, Rivington

Birds seen/heard - 5 Lesser Redpoll, Carrion Crow, 2 Blue Tit, Goldcrest heard, Stonechat heard, 10+ Meadpw Pipit, 1 Reed Bunting (f), Blackbird, BH Gull, Jackdaw, Woodpigeon. Quick look on Upper & Lower Rivington from Horrobin Lane - LR - 2 Great Crested Grebe. UR - 2 Mallard. Quick look at north e...
by Leonard Poxon
Fri Mar 22, 2019 7:08 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Croston Moss
Replies: 0
Views: 46

Croston Moss

Birds seen/heard - 23 Pink Footed geese, 4 Shelduck & 2 Lapwing on the flooded field. 2 Skylark heard, 1 Mallard, 1 Common Buzzard heard, several Oystercatcher heard, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Coal Tit, Chaffinch, Goldfinch, Robin, Dunnock, Carrion Crow, Magpie, Rook, Jackdaw, Woodpigeon, Moorhen & Pheas...
by Leonard Poxon
Fri Mar 22, 2019 12:53 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Lower Healey & Hartwood
Replies: 0
Views: 64

Lower Healey & Hartwood

During our Willow Tit survey in the above areas this morning, myself and Paul Brennan noted the following, alas the Willow Tits did not come out to play: Leeds Liverpool Canal, Botany - pair of Mute Swan. From Botany to Lower Healey - 1 kestrel, Magpie, Blackbird, Chaffinch, Goldfinch, Blue Tit, Coa...
by Leonard Poxon
Wed Mar 20, 2019 10:46 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Bats 20 March 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 82

Re: Bats 20 March 2018

A Pipistrelle was seen flying/feeding in my Great Knowley garden last night and again tonight 18:30 to 18:45.
by Leonard Poxon
Fri Mar 15, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Croston Finney & Eyes Lane
Replies: 0
Views: 80

Croston Finney & Eyes Lane

Eyes Lane - 2 Shelduck & 3 BH Gulls on flooded field, 1 Canada Goose, Mallard & Teal on River Douglas. 1 Singing Skylark. 1 Kestrel. Croston Finney - flooded field - 1 Lapwing & 1 Lesser Black Backed Gull on flood, 24 Pink Footed Geese, 6 Whooper Swans, 2 Shelduck & 4 Canada Geese elsewhere on the f...
by Leonard Poxon
Sat Mar 09, 2019 12:04 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Croston Finney & Eyes Lane
Replies: 0
Views: 86

Croston Finney & Eyes Lane

Croston Finney - (I just looked at the flooded field, did not venture further due to the strong wind) - 11 Pink Footed Geese & 2 Lapwing, 2 Meadow Pipit, 1 Skylark & 1 Yellowhammer. Flock of around 10 Tree Sparrows & a similar number of Goldfinch & 2 Pied Wagtail near the Depot. Teal & Mallard on th...
by Leonard Poxon
Thu Mar 07, 2019 10:46 pm
Forum: Out of Area Sightings
Topic: New Zealand holiday February 2019 - Part 3
Replies: 0
Views: 76

New Zealand holiday February 2019 - Part 3

Monday 18th. Feb. - continuing southwards we arrived at our first stop in the South Island at Akaroa (the centre of a very large extinct volcano), there was no port here so we were tendered off the ship to the pier at Akaroa. 2 Hectors Dolphins and a Spotted Shag* were seen off the ship at 9 am. In ...
by Leonard Poxon
Wed Mar 06, 2019 11:01 pm
Forum: Out of Area Sightings
Topic: New Zealand holiday Febuary 2019 - Part 1
Replies: 4
Views: 146

Re: New Zealand holiday Febuary 2019 - Part 1

Thanks Ian, second installment posted.
by Leonard Poxon
Sat Mar 02, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: Out of Area Sightings
Topic: New Zealand holiday February 2019 - Part 2
Replies: 0
Views: 84

New Zealand holiday February 2019 - Part 2

Friday 15th. Feb - from the Bay of Islands the ship sailed south, passing Auckland before docking at the wharf in Tauranga port before 5:45am. We took a coach trip from the wharf, through the town of Tauranga to Rotorua. On the coach trip I spotted a probable New Zealand Falcon* on some overhead wir...
by Leonard Poxon
Sat Mar 02, 2019 2:32 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Great Knowley sightings
Replies: 0
Views: 88

Great Knowley sightings

There were a pair of Stonechat on the former quarry today.
by Leonard Poxon
Sat Mar 02, 2019 10:57 am
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Hic Bibi
Replies: 5
Views: 273

Re: Hic Bibi

Mark, Hic Bibi is nature reserve created on a former brickworks site, it is in Coppull, off Coppull Hall Lane. Coppull Hall lane is off the A49 just south of Coppull, or it can be accessed from Yarrow Valley Park via Birkacre Brow and Chapel Lane. Park near the barn with an asbestos roof (53.611818,...

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